Police are investigating a robbery at along the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike early this afternoon in which a man with a hooded sweatshirt passed a note to teller stating he was robbing the bank and had a weapon.
Around 12:45 p.m., police said the man entered the bank at 921 Meriden-Waterbury Road wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. He approached the teller as if to make a transaction before sliding her the note. No weapon was ever shown, police said.
The man is described as being in 30’s and standing approximately 5 feet, 9 inches tall with a thin build. He left in a car, heading west on Meriden-Waterbury Road toward the entrance to Interstate 84, taking with him an undisclosed amount of cash.
Further details were not released.
“This is preliminary information and we will release more as it becomes available,” Southington Polcie Sgt. Lowell DePalma said in a press release. “No one was injured.”
It is unknown if the robbery could be related to one on . Both cases have similarities, but an investigation is ongoing and that has not been determined according to DePalma.
In that case, which occurred around 4:30, a man with a grey hooded sweatshirt entered the TD Bank along East Main Street and also left with an undisclosed cash after sliding a note that said he had a weapon.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Southington Police Department at (860) 621-0101.