Police are asking residents of Woodbridge and the surrounding area to be vigilant as they seek a man who reportedly robbed Citizens Bank in Woodbridge just after 10 a.m. this morning.
Police say the lone male entered the bank, at 194 Amity Road, at about 10:05. He pulled a handgun, vaulted over the counter and began demanding money. Police say he left the bank with two tied canvas bags full of cash and started on foot south toward New Haven.
The suspect is a dark-skinned male with a large build, between 5'8 and 6'0, say police. He was wearing a white Sherwin Williams t-shirt with painter's pants, green kneepads, purple gloves, and a dark baseball cap.
Police say it's possible the security packs in the cash bags may have activated, tinting the money red. They ask anyone encountering red-tinted bills, or with any other information, to call (203) 387-2512
Originally Posted 11:30 am
A man reportedly robbed Citizens Bank in Woodbridge this morning.
Woodbridge Police would not release any information over the phone, but reports indicate that a man robbed the bank shortly after 10 a.m. this morning and then fled the scene. Citizens Bank is located at 194 Amity Road, just off the Merritt Parkway.
The bank is closed off as police investigate. At least four police cars are still on scene.
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