Toms River Wells Fargo branch robbed
A thief who held up a Wells Fargo bank branch in Toms River shortly after it opened Thursday morning is on the run, with township police on the hunt.
According to Police Chief Mitch Little, the suspect entered the branch on Route 37 at Vaughn Avenue at about 9:15 AM and absconded with the proceeds of two cash drawers.
Witnesses reported a massive response by township police, one estimating the number of officers at about 40.
The only description issued, so far, is of a short, thin, white male, clad in a grey sweatshirt and a hat. Little did not indicate whether he was armed, or claimed to be armed, nor did he indicate the number of employees and/or customers on site at the time.
This is a developing story. More details will be added as they become available.