News Department

State police seeking public’s assistance with identifying man wanted for robbery in Morris County

MORRIS PLAINS BOROUGH, NJ (Morris County) – The New Jersey State Police and the Morris Plains Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a suspect wanted for allegedly scamming and robbing a victim in Morris Plains Borough.

On October 21, at around 5:15 p.m., the suspect called the victim pretending to be a New York prosecutor and advised that a family member had been in a car accident with a pregnant woman, state police said.

The suspect stated that the family member needed cash for bail money and instructed the victim to meet him at the Morris Plains Municipal Building with the cash, state police said.

The suspect later changed the meeting location to the Dunkin Donuts located on Speedwell Avenue in Morris Plains. When they met, the suspect took the cash and brandished a firearm that he was wearing on the inside of his jacket before fleeing, state police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers at 973-267-2255 or email at Anonymous tips are welcome.

May be an image of 1 person and text

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button