Bank Robber Sought In Southern Ocean County

Photo courtesy Stafford Township Police

BARNEGAT – Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place on Friday afternoon in the township.

Police said the incident happened at the M&T Bank located in the Big Lots Plaza on North Main Street around 4 p.m.

The man was seen on surveillance video handing the teller a note. He didn’t show a weapon, according to police.

The suspect is described as white male last seen wearing a blue oxford shirt, dark pants, sneakers and a dark baseball cap.

Photo courtesy Barnegat Police

Police are urging anyone with information that can help the investigation to contact Patrolman Jim Purcell at 609-698-5000 extension 262 or e-mail