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Man Wearing Obama Mask Allegedly Robs NH Bank Of America

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Surveillance video from a bank robbery in NH. (Credit: Merrimack, NH Police)

Surveillance video from a bank robbery in NH. (Credit: Merrimack, NH Police)

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MERRIMACK, N.H. (CBS) — Police say a man wearing a President Barack Obama mask, a suit coat, tie and jeans, robbed a Bank of America Wednesday morning.

John Griffin, Jr., is charged with robbery.

John Griffin, Jr., is charged with robbery. (Merrimack, NH Police)

It happened around 10:30 a.m. on the Daniel Webster Highway.

Police were able to determine the direction the alleged bank robber traveled and arrested John Griffin, 52, of Newport, N.H.

Police found a loaded gun on Griffin when they arrested him.

Griffin is charged with robbery and is being held on $75,000 cash bail.

He’ll be back in court on Friday, Sept. 20.

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