Authorities Investigate Another Burlington County Bank Robbery

Police say an unidentified man hopped the counter at the TD Bank in Moorestown and grabbed handfuls of cash, then fled.

Moorestown Police say this man robbed the TD Bank on Main Street Friday. Credit: Provided
Moorestown Police say this man robbed the TD Bank on Main Street Friday. Credit: Provided

An unidentified man vaulted the counter at TD Bank on Main Street in Moorestown Friday afternoon and made off with an unknown amount of cash, according to police.

Moorestown Police said the man entered the bank around 5:52 p.m., climbed over the teller counter and took the cash, fleeing on foot into the neighborhood behind the bank. The suspect did not show a weapon or produce a note during the robbery.

There were no injuries to employees or patrons of the bank, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Moorestown Police detectives at 856-914-3092 or the FBI’s Newark office at 973-792-3000.

There were 24 bank robberies in Burlington County in 2013, nearly 20 of which occurred in the last two months of the year.
Rich Rauth January 06, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Another example of poor quality useless cameras used in banks. I asked the PNC branch mgr in Cinnaminson if they had outdoor cameras. He said only at the MAC machines. Walmart probably has 50 parking lot cameras. Banks should have them all over their property, some at eye leve to record getaway car details, driver, direction of escape etc. Maybe even the mask is down when approaching the bank. He said he would mull it over! Wake up. No brainer to me.
Bonni Ridgeway Orfe January 06, 2014 at 12:22 PM
The cost of the cameras isn't really that much and would pay for its self in the long run !!
Brian N January 06, 2014 at 12:36 PM
I would point out that the main purpose for cameras in the banks is to tract their own employees, to make sure they are meeting compliance a and not stealing. If they can be used to catch footage of a robbery than that is a bonus. But I agree, better cameras would be a good deterrent, but not cheap when you factor in the number of stores
Rich Rauth January 08, 2014 at 11:22 AM
PNC spent a lot of money installing cameras in their lobby, even in the door frame going out, but none outside. WalMart has many in their parking lot and probably doesnt think it is a lot of money installing them in their hundreds of stores.


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