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Alleged Bank Robber Apprehended in Bellmawr

The suspect allegedly demanded cash from the bank tellers and stated that he had a gun.

On 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 cash from the tellers and stated that he had a gun, according to a media release issued by the Franklin Township Police Department.


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

Image of David Glenn provided by Franklin Twp. Police Department

Information including the vehicle description, tag, suspect description, and direction of travel was immediately obtained and distributed to several agencies.

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


A motor vehicle stop was initiated. However, the suspect failed to stop.

After a pursuit, the suspect crashed in the median and fled on foot where a foot pursuit ensued.

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

No injuries were reported.

Multiple pieces of evidence were collected, including cash believed to be proceeds from the robbery.

The suspect was transported to Franklin Township Police Headquarters where he was charged and processed and turned 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, theft, and terroristic threats.

*All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

One reply on “Alleged Bank Robber Apprehended in Bellmawr”

The forgot to mention the schools nearby were put on lock down and were never told why. The middle schools are old enough to understand. No information left them in fear for their lives.

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