Suffield police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing the First National Bank of Suffield Tuesday afternoon.
Suffield police said they responded to a bank robbery at the First National Bank of Suffield on Bridge Street around 1:54 p.m. The suspect reportedly approached one of the tellers and showed a firearm. The man left with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
Suffield schools were placed on lockdown during the initial investigation as a precaution. The lockdown was lifted when police determined the suspect fled the area and there was no threat to the public. Though the lockdown was brief, buses were delayed as a result.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect pictured above or has information on this crime is asked to contact Detective Justin Fuller at (860) 668-3870.