Police Seek Help in Catching Bank Robber

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Tips lead to the arrest of this man for a bank robbery in Somers Point. (Photo array courtesy of Somers Point Police)

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed the Republic Bank on April 8 and made off with an undetermined amount of cash, according to a news release from Somers Point Police Chief Robert Somers.

According to police, the suspect committed the robbery at 12:43 p.m.

An officer arrived about a minute after the alarm came in at the Republic Bank on New Road.

The suspect fled on foot toward the apartment complexes across the street.

Republic Bank in Somers Point was robbed April 8.

A K-9 officer searched for the robber but could not locate him, Somers said in an email.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the robber.

He is described as a white man, age 30-40 and approximately 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-2 tall. He was wearing dark clothing and black Nike flip flops.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Somers Point Police Department Detective Bureau at 609-927-6161.