Employees Tied Up in Danbury Bank, Jewelry Store Robberies

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    Police are investigating the robberies of a bank and jewelry store in Danbury during which employees were tied and bound Tuesday morning.

    The first happened around 10:30 a.m. April 15. Police said three men wearing women’s nylons over their faces walked into the Michael’s Jewelers at 132 Federal Road. One had a dark-colored handgun.

    They bound the hands of three female employees and stole an unidentified amount of jewelry, police said.

    An ambulance was called to the scene as a precaution.

    The second robbery happened about an hour later at the Webster Bank at 105 Mill Plain Road.

    Police said two men wearing masks and dark hooded sweatshirts entered the bank and tied up employees. They made off with an unknown amount of money.

    No weapon was displayed and no one was hurt, according to police.

    Police are investigating the incidents and said they do not appear to be connected.

    Anyone who was in the area between 10:15 and 11:45 a.m. and may have noticed something is urged to contact the Danbury Police Detective Bureau at 203-797-4662.