Richard Winiavski Jr.'s flight from the law lasted a week to the day.

Richard Winiavski (Ocean Co. Dept. of Corrections

The Toms River 30-year-old, wanted in connection with the September 22 holdup of a township Wells Fargo bank branch, was arrested by U.S. Marshals September 29, at about 2 PM, in the bathroom of a friend's apartment in Paterson, according to Toms River police.

He was charged with one count of robbery, and was sent to the Ocean County Jail, with bail set at a full $75,000.

Richard Winiavski (Toms River PD)

Winiavski allegedly entered the bank on Route 37 at Vaughn Avenue at about 9 AM, took money from a teller and dashed out. Township detectives and social media followers viewing surveillance images quickly identified him, authorities said.

The arrest followed a series of interviews and surveillance operations, said TRPD spokesman Ralph Stocco, who credited the Ocean County Sheriff's CSI and Warrant officers along with the Marshals Service.

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