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PHOTO: Do You Know Him? Lyndhurst Bank Robbed

The suspect
The suspect Photo Credit: COURTESY: Lyndhurst PD

LYNDHURST, N.J. -- A robber wearing a white towel over his head fled with an undetermined amount of cash from a Lyndhurst bank after threatening to shoot the tellers Tuesday afternoon, police told Daily Voice.

No customers were in the M&T Bank branch on Lewandowski Place near the Stop&Shop when the robber came in just before 4:15 p.m., Police Capt. John Valente said.

He "walked directly to the bank-teller, handed over a plastic bag and demanded it be filled with cash," said Valente, who released a surveillance photo ( above ).

The robber "threatened to shoot the other bank employees but did not present a weapon, the captain added.

Then he fled with a bag of cash.

He was described as 25-35 years old, with a medium build, wearing sneakers, khaki pant, a long-sleeved white tee-shirt, a dark-colored baseball cap and dark sunglasses.

The Bergen County Sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Identification collected evidence, while he FBI assisted Lyndhurt police at the scene.

Anyone who saw or knows anything that could help the investigation is asked to call Lyndhurt police:

(201) 939-2900.

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