Robber Who Shot Way Out Of Bank Still Loose
MALDEN (CBS) – Police are still looking for the man who robbed a Citizens Bank on Main Street and then shot his way out Thursday afternoon.
The man handed a note to the teller and demanded money. On his way out he had problems with a special security door and fired five rounds into it before escaping.
WBZ-TV’s Alana Gomez reports
No one was hurt, but two schools in the area were placed in lockdown as a precaution.
The robber’s image was captured on surveillance video. He’s black, in his early 20’s, about 5-feet-7-inches tall, medium build and clean shaven. He was wearing gloves, a gray Red Sox hat and a dark overcoat.
It’s not clear how much money he stole.
WBZ Radio’s Karen Twomey reports
He’s also believed to be responsible for recent bank robberies in Reading and Lynnfield.
A cash reward may be available for anyone with information.
Information can be forwarded to Malden Police Detectives at 781-397-7181 or the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force 617-680-4525.
Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Malden police web site.