Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery of TD Bank on Hancock St
On July 16th 2018, at approx. 5:33pm, Officers responded to a report of a robbery at the TD Bank located at 323 Hancock St. The suspect was described as a white male wearing a white hat and shirt, with a brace on his elbow and tattoos on his forearms. The suspect passed a note saying he had a weapon.
Officers arrived on scene and began to interview the victim and witnesses. Meanwhile, responding units began to attempt to locate the suspect with the assistance of a tracking device that had been placed into the cash given to the suspect. At approx. 5:42pm, Detective Wash observed a male matching the description of the suspect walking in the area of Harriet Av (a short distance down the street from the bank). When Detective Wash identified himself and attempted to speak with the suspect, the male sprinted away. He ran down the street and into the rear yard of a residence on Harriet Av before disappearing over a fence in the direction of Montclair Av. Detective Wash described the white male as having tattoos on his forearms and wearing a gray shirt and tan shorts. A perimeter was established in the area. The tracking device was found dismantled on Montclair Ave.