METUCHEN -- A man who robbed a town bank just after it opened this morning was apprehended in East Brunswick a short time later when he became caught in traffic.
Employees at the Skylands Bank at 700 Middlesex Ave. reported the robbery just after 9 a.m. Police said the bandit fled in a silver SUV with a covered license plate.
Edison police quickly found the vehicle on Route 1 and gave chase, but the driver refused to stop, Metuchen police Officer David Liantonio said.
The fleeing driver, who may have tried to ram a police cruiser, turned on to Route 18 south, police said.
They said officers caught the driver when he became stuck in traffic on Route 18 at Tices Lane.
FBI agents were at the scene in East Brunswick this morning.在 METUCHEN 发生了一起银行抢劫案。早晨九点多，银行刚开门，就被抢了。抢劫犯拿到钱后，马上跳进他的银色 SUV 逃窜。为了不被发现，他还把他的车子牌照给蒙了起来。但警察很快就在一号路上发现了这辆车，开始追捕。可他拒绝停车，并且很快的逃上了 18 号高速路。可当时正是早晨上班的高峰期，18 号路堵车了。嫌犯无处可逃，只好束手就擒。