The day before three bank customers were robbed at automatic teller machines in Manchester, one person was robbed at an ATM in Glastonbury and police are looking into possible connections.
A man approached a customer at the ATM at People's Bank, behind Walgreen's Pharmacy at 1320 Manchester Road in Glastonbury, around 12:15 p.m. on Sunday, demanded cash and fled, according to Glastonbury police.
On Monday, three similar types of robberies happened in the abutting town of Manchester and police urged people to watch their surroundings, especially late at night.
In the Manchester robberies, the robber approached the victim right after using the ATM machine. He threatened that he had a gun, but never showed one, police said.
A customer at Bank of America at 893 Main Street was robbed at 3:03 p.m. on Monday. The robber was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, a black mask and sunglasses, police said.
At 11:07 p.m., a man wearing a mask and a blue sweatshirt robbed a customer at Bank of America, located at 14 North Main St.
At 11:16 p.m., a man with dark hair, wearing an over-sized red shirt robbed a customer at the First Niagara Bank, located at 344 West Middle Turnpike, police said.
During the robbery, the man‘s face was covered with a red scarf or bandanna. He is 5-feet-9 to 5-feet-10 and in his late teens or early 20s, police said.
The robber in the Glastonbury robbery is described as 18-to-22 years old, 5-feet-7 and 140 pounds. He has longer dark and was wearing a baseball hat, a white or yellow T-shirt and multi-colored Bermuda shorts, police said.
Police believe the man was near Walgreen’s for an extended time after the robbery.
Anyone who saw the man or has information on the person is asked to call Sgt. Michael Furlong at 860-652-4263 or the Police dispatch center at 860-633-8301.
Manchester police said they will distribute surveillance video if they obtain it.