Philip E. Droney, Chief
99 School St.
Needham, MA 02492
For Immediate Release
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Photos: Needham Police Investigating Bank Robbery
NEEDHAM — Police Chief Philip E. Droney reports that the Needham Police Department is investigating a Friday afternoon bank robbery.
At approximately 4:15 p.m., Needham Police responded to the TD Bank located at 89 Highland Ave.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s or 30s, six-foot-one, weighing 175 lbs. He was wearing black pants with a white stripe on the leg, black sneakers with a red Nike logo and a light gray zip-up style jacket with a black stripe on the sleeve. He was also wearing a tan color mask that resembled a thermal covering.
The suspect fled on foot toward the Newton town line. An undetermined amount of U.S. currency was taken.
No weapon was shown, but the suspect uttered threats to tellers and kept a hand hidden inside a bag.
The incident is under investigation by the Needham Police Department and the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Needham Police Detectives at 781-444-1212.