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West Hartford Police Seek Bank Robbery Suspect

West Hartford police are trying to identify a suspect accused of robbing the American Eagle Financial Credit Union on New Britain Avenue Monday.

Police said they were called to the bank around 2:33 p.m. The teller reported that the suspect passed a note demanding money, and threatened to shoot.

The teller believed there was a threat and handed over an unspecified amount of cash. The suspect did not show a gun.

Police said the suspect is in his mid-20s, approximately 5-foot-10, with a thin mustache and beard. He was wearing gold-rimmed glasses, dark pants, a gray-blue hooded sweatshirt with a picture of a penguin on the front, and a backpack at the time of the crime.

A K9 tried to track the suspect but it was unsuccessful.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect pictured above should contact the West Hartford Police Department.

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