Toms River Police catch bank robbery suspect
The man who is accused of a bank robbery at the First Financial Federal Credit Union last Thursday has been arrested, processed and remains in jail.
Police were dispatched around 1:00 PM last Thursday on a report of a bank robbery at the First Financial Federal Credit Union at the intersections of Routes 9 and 571.
The male suspect presented a note to the teller and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
On Saturday, police arrested Michael Bennett, 31 of Toms River, and transported him to the Municipal Jail for processing without incident.
Bennett was charged with Robbery and was then lodged in the county jail pending a bail hearing in Ocean County Superior Court.
Anyone with additional information regarding this matter may contact investigating Detective Jen Grob at 732-349-0150 extension 1319.
"The Toms River Police Department would like to thank the citizens who responded to, and shared, our social media posts," Toms River Police spokeswoman Jillian Messina said. "Working together sharing information helps create a safer community for everyone."
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