Police Continue Search for New Haven Bank Robbery Suspects

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    NBCConnecticut.com
    Police are responding the First Niagara bank at 36 Fountain Street in New Haven.

    Police are searching for the men who robbed a New Haven bank at gunpoint Friday late afternoon.

    According to police at the scene, two men wearing bandanas over their faces walked into the First Niagara Bank at 36 Fountain Street and demanded money from two tellers. One was armed with a handgun.

    The suspects made off with an unknown amont of cash, then fled south on Central Avenue onto West Elm Street, where a white Toyota Corolla was waiting to pick them up.

    One of the suspects was wearing a black and white plaid button-down shirt and black pants and carried the stolen cash in a white bag, police said. The other man had a black jacket and light-colored pants on and stowed stolen money in a black plastic bag. Both suspects were wearing baseball hats.

    The same branch was robbed on May 23, 2014, but police said that they have no evidence at this time that the robberies are connected.

    Detectives are reviewing surveillance video in an effort to identify the suspects and determine how much money they took.

    No one was injured in the incident.

    Check back for updates.