Brooklawn, N.J. – Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Brooklawn Police Chief Shamus Ellis are announcing the arrest of a bank robbery suspect.
Phillip Jones, 55, of Camden was apprehended on March 8th, 2022. He has been charged with first degree Robbery.
Earlier in the day on March 8th, officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located on Crescent Boulevard in Brooklawn for a bank robbery. Investigation revealed that Jones handed a bank teller a note in which he demanded money and made reference to having a gun. Jones received an amount of cash and fled from the bank.
Gloucester City Police Department officers arrested Jones a short distance from the bank. He was in possession of approximately $3,000 in proceeds from the robbery.
Jones was processed on his Robbery charge and remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing before the Court.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.