The Chase Bank on Saddle River Road was robbed around 6 p.m. Thursday.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Zak Koeske
Saturday, October 20, 2012
A man with a claw hammer robbed the Chase Bank on Saddle River Road just before 6 p.m. Thursday, according to an FBI statement. The man, described as a 5-foot-7-inch black male with a thin-to-medium build and a thin goatee, entered the bank wielding a claw hammer, grabbed a bank employee and demanded another employee fill an envelope with cash, according to the statement. Upon receiving the envelope containing an undisclosed amount of cash, the man, who was wearing a tan hat, burgundy sweater and khaki pants, fled in an unknown direction, the FBI statement said. Police and investigators from the county worked the scene for prints and spoke to witnesses Thursday night. Only employees were in the bank at the time of the robbery, Fair Lawn …
Police are investigating a robbery Saturday morning at the Chase Bank on Saddle River Road
Fair Lawn Police are investigating a robbery Saturday morning at the Chase Bank on Saddle River Road. A man entered the bank around 10 a.m. and handed the teller a note that read, “This is a robbery.” He made off with $3,400 in cash and fled north up Saddle River Road on foot, according to witnesses. He did not produce a weapon, Sgt. Eric Leitman said. The suspect is described as a 5’8” to 5'11” white male between the ages of 30 and 40 with a slender build, short dark hair and a scruffy mustache and goatee. He was wearing a black baseball cap with light stitching depicting a bird surrounded by flames, and was dressed in a striped gray long sleeve polo shirt or raincoat, blue jeans and white sneakers, with a black watch on his left wrist, …