For Immediate Release: 11/7/2017 10:32 am
Worcester, MA (November 7, 2017) - On Monday, November 6, 2017, at approximately 3:24 PM, Worcester Police responded to Country Bank located at 278 Park Avenue for a reported robbery. Upon the officers arrival they met with bank employees.
According to one of the tellers, the suspect, described as a white male, approximately 45 to 50 years old, 5’8” or 5’9” tall, medium complexion, clean shaven, approached the counter and handed a note demanding cash. No weapon was mentioned or seen. The clerk provided the suspect with an undisclosed amount of money.
According to several witnesses, the suspect calmly walked in, walked directly to the counter, received the cash and casually walked out of the bank without raising any suspicion with those that were inside the bank. The suspect was last seen walking south on Park Avenue.
WPD detectives arrived at the scene along with members of the Crime Scene Unit. Investigators interviewed customers and employees while CSU members processed the scene for evidence. Investigators also reviewed security video footage of the suspect.
This investigation is ongoing, if anyone has information about this incident they can send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.