Police: Reward offered for information about bank robbery last week

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MERIDEN — A reward is being offered for information about a robbery at the People’s Bank inside of Stop and Shop last week. 

Police responded to People’s Bank, 485 Broad St., around 3:19 p.m. on Sept. 16 after receiving a hold up alarm from the business, according to police reports. Officers investigating were told a man was talking on a phone, walked up and wrote a noted demanding money, the report said. 

The man fled with an undisclosed amount of money, Sgt. Michael Boothroyd said. No weapons were used and there were no injuries. The man was described as being in his 50s, about five feet, eight inches tall, between 200 to 220 pounds and was wearing a black hat, white surgical mask, a yellow traffic vest, jeans and black boots. He left headed toward Broad Street, the report said. 

On Wednesday police announced that The Connecticut Bankers Reward Association is offering a $500 reward to anyone who can provide information that leads arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective McKenna at 203-630-6284 or at dmckenna@meridenct.gov

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