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Ridgewood Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended


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June 4,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, On 5/31/2016 at 4:25pm the Ridgewood Police Department responded to the TD Bank at 133 Franklin Avenue for a report of a Panic/Holdup alarm. Once on scene, the employees reported a robbery and that a suspect passed a note demanding money. The suspect was described as a middle aged white male, approximately 5’8”, medium build, wearing a black hat and glasses, yellowish V neck T-Shirt, and jeans. No weapons were involved. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Crime Scene Unit and the FBI were on scene assisting in the investigation.

The information on the robbery was disseminated to all regional law enforcement agencies. On 6/2/2016 the Bensalem, PA Police department was contacted by the suspect, Jeffrey A. Morgan, of Woodcliff Lake, NJ who arranged to turn himself in to their custody for the robbery of the TD Bank in Ridgewood. The suspect was charged with one count of 2nd Degree Robbery by the Ridgewood Police Detective Bureau and one count of being a Fugitive From Justice by the Bensalem, PA Police Department. The suspect is currently housed in the Bucks County, PA Jail awaiting extradition to New Jersey