Police Search for Hartford Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union Robbery Suspect

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    Police responded to robbery at Hartford Municipal Employees Federal Credit at 523 Main St., Hartford on Wednesday.

    Police are investigating after the Hartford Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union was robbed Wednesday afternoon.

    According to police, a suspect entered the bank at at 523 Main Street in Hartford just before 1 p.m. Wednesday. He ordered two tellers to "get back," then checked the register drawers and stole $1,830 in cash.

    He fled north on Main Street and is still on the run, police said. The suspect is described as a black man who is about 40 years old standing about 5-foot-8 with an average build. 

    He was wearing a gray knit cap with a light-colored stripe, a gray hooded sweatshirt with black patches on the elbows and "1972" printed on the sleeve, black pants, black shoes and a black ski mask with sunglasses.

    No weapon was implied and no one was injured during the robbery, police said.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Hartford police.

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