AFTERNOON BANK ROBBERY IN RED BANK
Red Bank police investigate a robbery across the street from the police station Friday afternoon. At right, a notice alerts customers that the branch has been temporarily closed.
Red Bank police are investigating a robbery this afternoon at the Two River Community Bank branch in the City Centre shopping center at Maple Avenue and West Front Street.
Capt. Steve McCarthy confirmed that a robbery had occurred, but said he could not immediately provide any details, including the time and whether a weapon was shown in the course of the crime.
Based on a sudden burst of police activity, however, it appears that the incident occurred shortly before 3p.
The shopping center is located across
Wall Water Street from the municipal building and police station.