Police are investigating a bank robbery and bomb threat at Milford Bank in Milford this morning.
Police said a man wearing an AT&T hard hat and safety glasses walked up to a teller at the bank at 205 Bridgeport Avenue at 8:35 a.m., put a paper bag on the counter, indicating it contained a bomb and handed the teller a note.
The teller complied with the demand and gave the man money, police said.
The man fled then toward Lenox Avenue in a car and left the paper bag behind, police said.
Authorities surrounded the building, evacuated the bank as a precaution and diverted traffic from the area.
The state police bomb squad responded to the scene. Around 10:30 a.m., they determined there were no explosives in the packege and allowed investigators back into the bank.
Part of Route 1 in Milford was closed as police investigated and it has since reopened.
Police said the man is around 6-feet tall and has a medium build. He was also wearing work gloves, a red flannel shirt, a jacket and dark pants.
Police released the following surveillance footage.