Philadelphia Man Charged in First Constitution Bank Robbery

Nathaniel L. Stroud is accused of robbing the bank on Thursday.

A Philadelphia man faces charged in connection with the bank robbery of First Constitution Bank in Hightstown last Thursday, the Hightstown Police Department announced.

Nathaniel L. Stroud, 33, was charged Tuesday with armed robbery, terroristic threats and theft of moveable property.

Police say Stroud entered the Mercer Street bank at 2:35 p.m. and handed a note to a bank teller stating that he had a gun and was listening to police radios. He allegedly fled with $6,000. No injuries were reported.

Police said Stroud confessed to his involvement in the robbery.

The multi-agency investigation included  the Hightstown Borough Police Department, along with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, Burlington County Sheriff’s Department, Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, Willingboro Police Department, Delran Police Department, Philadelphia Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.   

He was remanded to Burlington County Adult Correction Facility for allegedly participating in bank robberies within that county. He is being held on $200,000 bail on the charges issued by the Hightstown Borough Police Department.  
Dotty January 16, 2014 at 09:13 AM
Here we go again; so he makes bail and starts over. Just keep him locked to stop the inevitable.
J T January 17, 2014 at 08:04 AM
NJ catch and release at its finest. Gun charge will be plea bargained away.


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