Police Investigate New Haven Bank Robbery

Police are investigating after a bank robbery in New Haven Friday night.

The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. at Webster Bank on Whalley Avenue in the Westville Village.

Police said they were told a man walked into the bank and appeared to be talking into a headset of Bluetooth device as he approached the bank teller counter.

The man was holding papers or a magazine in his hands when he leaned onto the counter, showed the teller a small black handgun and demanded money, according to police.

The man was last seen walking west on Whalley Avenue toward Blake Street, police said.

Witnesses described the robber as a dark complexioned male last seen wearing a dark short sleeve shirt and fitted baseball cap, according to police.

It is unknown how much money the man took.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 203-946-6304.

Contact Us