Police Searching For Liquor Store Burglar

LAKEHURST – With surveillance cameras everywhere nowadays, it always raises eyebrows when criminals strike in plain sight. Lakehurst Police need your help to catch an alleged burglary suspect who struck in the wee hours of the morning. 

Police have branded him the #JohnnieWalkerBandit. He’s accused of breaking into Bailey’s Liquors in the borough at around 3:12 a.m. on Friday, December 28th.

Photo courtesy Lakehurst Police

According to the department, the suspect is described as a white male, 40-50 years of age, medium to stocky build, approximately 5’7 – 5’10 tall, with light colored or gray hair and a military style haircut. 

The man was last seen wearing a down winter jacket that appears to be white or light colored on the bottom, with black or dark coloring up top and dark colored pants. He fled the area heading East in Route 70 on foot.

Anyone with information should contact Officer Robert Schroeck at 732-657-7811 or via e-mail at rschroeck@lakehurstpolice.org.