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January 17, 2013 Areawide, Local News No Comments
CT State Police say this man robbed the Chelsea Groton Bank in Salem the morning of Jan. 17, 2013.  Photo provided by CT State Police.

CT State Police say this man robbed the Chelsea Groton Bank in Salem the morning of Jan. 17, 2013. Photo provided by CT State Police.

Connecticut State Police have released photos of a man they say robbed the Chelsea Groton Bank this morning (Jan. 17) at about 9:55 a.m.

State Police Troop K Colchester received a 911 call from the bank, reporting that a robbery had just taken place at the bank located at Salem Four Corners in the Town of Salem.

The Resident State Trooper and Troop K Troopers responded.

Police say a search of the area was conducted with State Police K-9 teams (police dogs) and the State Police aviation unit and all surrounding police departments were notified of the robbery and given a description of the suspect.

The State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad Detectives also responded to the crime scene.

Witnesses stated that the suspect in this surveillance camera photo provided by CT State Police entered the Chelsea Groton Bank in Salem, implied he had a weapon and demanded money.  He then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Witnesses stated that the suspect in this surveillance camera photo provided by CT State Police entered the Chelsea Groton Bank in Salem, implied he had a weapon and demanded money.
He then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police describe the suspect as a white male between ages of 50-60, approximately 5’3”, with a light colored mustache, and wearing blue jeans, blue denim jacket with brown collar, white sneakers, tan baseball-type cap and gray gloves.

Witnesses stated that the suspect entered the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money.

He then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police say no one was hurt.

State Police are asking anyone who may have seen anything suspicious between 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. in the area of the bank this morning to please contact them at 860 537-7500. All calls will be kept confidential.

Posted January 17, 2013

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