Jennifer Tabakin, Town Manager
334 Main St.
Great Barrington, MA 01230
For Immediate Release
Monday, Feb. 13, 2017
Contact: Chief William Walsh Jr.
Media Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Great Barrington Police Investigating Bank Robbery
GREAT BARRINGTON– Chief William Walsh reports that the Great Barrington Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday afternoon.
Police responded at about 3:30 p.m. to the Salisbury Bank branch on Main Street. Upon arrival, officers were informed that a male suspect entered the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding money. The suspect fled with a quantity of cash southbound down Rt. 7.
Police believe that a second suspect was waiting for him in a getaway vehicle.
The primary suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s or early 30s, between 5’7″ and 5’9″, with a thin build, weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing sunglasses and a grey sweatshirt.
No weapon was shown, and no one was injured.
The Great Barrington Police Department is investigating the incident with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police.
If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area, they are urged to call Great Barrington Police at 413-528-0306.