WEST ORANGE, NJ - At approximately 1:19 pm this afternoon, the TD Bank, located at 425 Pleasant Valley Way, was robbed of an indeterminate amount of cash.
The West Orange Police Department has confirmed that a white male wearing glasses, a dark baseball cap, and dark jacket, and carrying a silver semi-automatic handgun, entered the TD Bank at 1:19 and approached a teller, demanding money.
After being handed the money, he fled out of the building.
West Orange High School and Pleasantdale Elementary School were placed on modified lockdown once news of the armed robbery was released, and other businesses were quickly notified for their safety as well.
This is a breaking news story. It is an active investigation and will be handled by the West Orange Police Department and the FBI. More information will be provided as it becomes available.