DRACUT —Acting Chief Stephen Chaput reports that the Dracut Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred earlier today.
At approximately 10:44 a.m., officers responded to Santander Bank, 1985 Lakeview Ave., for a report of an unarmed bank robbery. Upon arrival, police launched an initial investigation and learned that a male suspect passed a note to a bank employee and subsequently fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a white male in his early 30s who is approximately 5-feet-9-inches tall, with a slim build and wearing khaki pants, clear surgical gloves, a black mask, a black hooded sweatshirt and a flat brimmed baseball cap.
He allegedly fled on foot behind the bank and toward the area of Myron and Alder Streets to a light blue or silver Hyundai SUV. K-9 officers and officers from the Northeast Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council responded and provided assistance with the search for the suspect. The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone who believes they know more about this incident is asked to call Dracut Police at 978-957-2123.