Suspected bank robber apprehended in Bellmawr


June 7, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. Franklin Township. Police were dispatched to Newfield National Bank, Malaga branch for a report of a bank robbery that had just occurred.

The suspect, David Glenn, 30, of Bridgeton, allegedly demanded money from cashiers and said he had a gun, according to a news release from the Franklin Township Police Department.

Glenn allegedly got cash from the bank and fled in a black Mazda 6 north on Delsea Drive.

Image by David Glenn courtesy of Franklin Twp. police department

Information such as vehicle description, tag, suspect description and direction of travel was immediately obtained and distributed to multiple agencies.

The suspect was located traveling north on Highway 42 in the 295 area of ​​Bellmawr.

A motor vehicle stop has been initiated. However, the suspect did not stop.

After a chase, the suspect crashed into the median and fled on foot where a foot chase ensued.

Multiple agencies were able to form a perimeter and eventually captured the suspect nearby.

No injuries were reported.

Several pieces of evidence were collected, including money believed to be the proceeds of the theft.

The suspect was transported to Franklin Township Police Headquarters where he was charged and processed and handed over to the Salem County Correctional Facility for incarceration.

Assisting agencies included Elk Township, Mantua Township, Deptford Township, Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department, and New Jersey State Police.

Glenn was arrested and charged with robbery, robbery and threatening terrorism.

*Anyone charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.


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