August 1, 2014 at 4:35 PM
EDISON, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Thomas J. Bryan of the Edison Police Department announced that a suspect is in custody and is being charged in connection with a bank robbery and police pursuit that ended with his arrest in Elizabeth.
Edison Police were alerted at 10:36 a.m. today to the robbery at Investors Bank located at 946 Amboy Avenue in Edison. NJ.
Police followed the suspect, who was fleeing in a green minivan on Woodbridge Avenue. He turned onto the New Jersey Turpike, headed north and took Exit 13 in Elizabeth to Routes 1& 9 when the vehicle struck a concrete median divider and stopped.
Four Edison patrol cars participated in the pursuit and along the way were assisted by the New Jersey State Police, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police, the Elizabeth Police Department and the Newark Police Department.
The suspect, whose name is being withheld pending the formal filing of charges, is being held at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, were he is being treated for injuries he sustained when he crashed his vehicle following the 15 to 20 minute pursuit.
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None of the officers was injured in the pursuit and the FBI is assisting the Edison Police at the crime scene.
The investigation is active and is continuing.
The Investors Bank on Amboy Ave was robbed on July 18 at 9:30 a.m.
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