UPDATE: OceanFirst Bank Branch on Adamston Road Robbed, Nobody Hurt

Heavy police presence in the area

A bank robbery occurred at the OceanFirst Bank branch on Adamston Road, Brick police said.

The robbery was reported to police by an alarm company at approximately 3:45 p.m., Sgt. Keith Reinhard said.

At that time, an unknown suspect entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money. The note indicated that the suspect had a handgun, but no weapons were shown, said Reinhard.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6 foot tall and weighing approximately 180 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball cap, dark hooded coat, a light grey shirt, blue jeans and dark sneakers.

The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money, entered a green vehicle, possibly a Mazda, and left the area.

"Fortunately no one was injured as a result of this robbery," said Reinhard.

No arrests have been made.

The incident is being investigated by Detectives Eric Olsen and Thomas Cooney from the Brick Township Police Department Investigations Unit along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Red Bank Office.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact Detectives Olsen or Cooney at 732-262-1120 or the FBI at 732-741-0006.

luc hellson January 05, 2013 at 02:41 PM
the good news is that banks never have much cash lying around --- if the guy got 2-3k I'd be surprised --- actually quite foolish for a felony -- probably easier to get a job --
Joseph Woolston Brick January 05, 2013 at 03:28 PM
Great spend the money to put all that up and next thing I know my interest rate will be .00001%, it's bad enough now. Seriously use your mattress it's safer and bank fee free.
citizen January 05, 2013 at 04:59 PM
There are police at the VFW right next door . Pretty gutsy.
Chris Romanator January 05, 2013 at 06:27 PM
There is patrol car and an officer within 150 feet of the bank's front door The officer on duty must feel very foolish today
Piano tuner McGee January 06, 2013 at 12:52 PM
Chris just a fyi, i believe its standard bank policy not to activate their alarm until after robber is out of building in order to avoid any type of hostage situation. The officer at the vfw wouldnt get the call until the robber left the area anyway.


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