Police Investigating Bank Robbery in Woodstock

Police are investigating an armed bank robbery in Woodstock Friday afternoon and they are searching for the robber. 

A man with a handgun approached a teller station at Bank Hometown at 148 Route 171 in Woodstock at 1:43 p.m. Friday and demanded money, according to state police. 

He left the building after receiving the money and ran to a light-colored four-door sedan in the parking lot and the vehicle got onto Route 171, heading west, according to state police. No one was injured during the robbery. 

The man police are looking for is 5-feet-6 to 5-feet-10 and has an average to husky build. 

He was wearing a dark zip-up sweatshirt with a white shirt underneath, blue jeans, dark sunglasses, a red winter hat, blue latex gloves and a dark bandana covering the lower part of his face. 

Anyone with information should call Detective Hunt 860-779-4957 or text TIP711 and the information to 274637. All calls/texts will remain confidential. 

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