Reward Offered in Search for New Haven Bank Robbery Suspect

New Haven police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing the Liberty Bank branch on College Street Tuesday.

Police were called to the bank at 153 College Street just before 9 a.m.

According to police, the suspect demanded money from a teller then fled on foot with the cash. The suspect did not show or mention any weapon, and no one was hurt.

The suspect is described as male, around 5-foot-6, with dark hair. He was wearing a rust-colored hooded coat – possibly Carhartt brand or a similar style – a checked black, grey and white scarf, tan pants and tan work boots. He was wearing dark-framed glasses at the time of the crime.

The Connecticut Bankers Reward Association is offering a $500 reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect should contact New Haven police at 203-946-6304. Tips can be made anonymously.

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