Christopher Delmonte, Chief of Police
220 Pleasant St.
Bridgewater, MA 01930
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Photos: Bridgewater Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect
BRIDGEWATER — Chief Christopher Delmonte reports that the Bridgewater Police Department is actively searching for a man involved in robbing a bank yesterday.
On Tuesday, April 19, at approximately 2:46 p.m., police responded to Citizens Bank, 755 Bedford St., on a report of a robbery.
Video surveillance shows that the suspect entered the bank and displayed a large dark-colored revolver, demanding cash from the teller. He fled with on foot around the building with an undetermined amount of cash. The Bridgewater K-9 Unit conducted a search of the area, but did not locate the suspect.
The suspect is described as a black man, approximately six feet tall, wearing royal blue sweatpants, a blue vest, a black long sleeve shirt, a grey hooded sweatshirt, a multi-colored flat brimmed baseball hat and a black scarf covering his face.
“We are actively investigating this case along with the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force,” Chief Delmonte said. “Anyone who may recognize the suspect’s features or clothing, or any suspicious activity in that area of Bedford Street, is urged to contact us.”
Anyone with information should contact Bridgewater Police Detective Robert Bailey at 508-659-1525.