ATM customer robbed at gunpoint by man impersonating police officer in Wall, police say

     (Image: Tax Credits via Flickr)

    (Image: Tax Credits via Flickr)

    An armed man robbed a drive-up ATM customer in Wall yesterday evening, police say.

    Police responded to a reported armed robbery at a Bank of America drive-up ATM machine at Route 35 and 18th Avenue around 9:07 p.m., Wall Township Police Department Chief Robert L. Brice said in a release.

    The victim told police that he was sitting in his vehicle at the ATM machine when an armed man approached and verbally identified himself as a law enforcement officer, Brice said.

    At that point, the suspect ordered the man to withdraw crash from the ATM, subsequently taking the money and the victim’s keys, fleeing toward 18th Avenue, the chief said.

    Brice describes the suspect as a white man in his 20s and approximately 6-feet tall with dark eyes and dark eyebrows. According to police, the man was wearing a dark blue scarf wrapped around his face and head and a dark colored jacket and pants. 

    Police ask that anyone with information contact Det. Rick Pasqualini or Sgt. Chris Scerbo at (732) 449-4800 or the Shift Supervisor at (732) 449-4500.

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