Police investigate robbery at Farmington Bank

December 4, 2012

The Southington Police Department is investigating a bank robbery at the Farmington Bank location at 1 Center Street earlier this morning.

Police were called to the bank at 11:54 a.m., responding to a hold up alarm. Bank personnel later confirmed that a robbery had occurred inside the bank and that the male suspect had fled the scene on foot.

The male was described to be a white male, wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt with a knit hat underneath, sunglasses and blue jeans. He was approx. 6 ‘tall with a thin build.

He entered the bank quickly, went to a teller demanding money. No weapon was implied or shown.

After the robbery, the suspect was last seen running in a northeasterly direction away from the bank. Police set up a perimeter checking the area for the suspect and locating witnesses. According to witnesses, it’s possible the suspect left in an older model silver or grayish color Ford Taurus.

Anyone in the area of Southington Center at approx. 11:45 a.m. who may have witnessed anything or has information leading to a possible suspect is asked to call the Southington Police Department at 860-378-1698.

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