UPDATE (12/6/19): Suspect in Boonton bank robbery arrested
BOONTON, NJ (Morris County) – Police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp.
The robbery happened at around 12:45 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 302 Wootton Street, in Boonton, Knapp said.
The investigation has revealed that a man entered the bank branch and demanded money. No weapon was displayed or threatened. The suspect fled the bank on foot with approximately $2,000, Knapp said.
Authorities described the robber as a white male, in his 20’s or 30’s. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored sweatshirt, a dark winter hat and dark sunglasses, Knapp said.
Anyone with information on the suspect or the robbery is urged to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office – Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200 or Boonton Police Department at 973-402-8159.