“Red Hat Bandit” Robbing NJ Banks - New York News

“Red Hat Bandit” Robbing NJ Banks

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Elizabeth, New Jersey (MY9NJ) - There is a bandit wearing a red baseball cap who is robbing banks throughout Union County, New Jersey.

Twice he struck the Investors Savings Bank in Elizabeth back in August and October, and then the PNC Bank in Fanwood.

The FBI has taken over the investigation into these robberies and they are working with Newark authorities to try and find the individual.

Surveillance video of the suspect shows that he is wearing a bright red baseball cap and a black backpack during each robbery.

Police say he is between 5’5 and 5’7 feet tall, medium build with brown hair.


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