Arrest made in Morristown bank robbery

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morristown Bureau of Police Chief Peter Demnitz announced the arrest of Zachary Zingale, 30, of Morristown on charges related to a bank robbery Friday morning at the TD Bank at 217 South Street in Morristown.

At approximately 10 a.m., law enforcement was notified of the robbery. The subsequent investigation revealed that a male entered the bank, demanded money, threatened the use of a gun, and fled the scene in a vehicle.

An undisclosed sum of money was taken during the incident.

Zingale was located near the bank shortly after the robbery. He then tried to flee on foot, but was taken into custody by officers with the Morristown Bureau of Police.

Zingale was charged with one count of Robbery, a crime of the first degree, one count of Theft, a crime of the third degree, and one count of Resisting Arrest, a crime of the third degree. Zingale was remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility on a warrant-complaint in accordance with the Criminal Justice Reform Act.

Numerous law enforcement agencies assisted in the investigation, including the Morristown Bureau of Police, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Criminal Investigation Section, and the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

The charges and allegations are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless, and until, proven guilty.

Anyone with information about this incident, is asked to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200 or the Morristown Police Department at 973-538-2200.

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