New Britain Ave. bank robbed Thursday night

The Plainville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday night shortly after 6 p.m. at the American Eagle Federal Credit Union on New Britain Avenue, Plainville.

Police said a lone male entered the bank while brandishing a firearm and demanded the the employees hand over money. Police said the male made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police said no one was injured in the incident.

Police said the suspect was described as white with an Eastern European accent. He is about 5’8” tall and appeared to have an average build. Police said he was wearing a dark jacket, gray hood, a dark baseball cap, and had a mask covering his face.

Police said detectives are exploring the possibility that this robbery may be related to others in the area.

Webster Bank on Pine Street in Bristol was robbed Tuesday night, according to Bristol police. The description of the suspect, according to the Bristol reports, was similar to the Plainville incident, right down to the Eastern European accent.

Police said anyone with information is asked to call Detective Marc Rivard at (860) 747-1616.

Police provided these surveillance photographs of the suspect who robbed the American Eagle Federal Credit Union on New Britain Avenue, Plainville.

Police provided these surveillance photographs of the suspect who robbed the American Eagle Federal Credit Union on New Britain Avenue, Plainville.

Police provided these surveillance photographs of the suspect who robbed the American Eagle Federal Credit Union on New Britain Avenue, Plainville.

Police provided these surveillance photographs of the suspect who robbed the American Eagle Federal Credit Union on New Britain Avenue, Plainville.

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