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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

O4/28/09

               STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE ARMED

                            BANK ROBBERY

CORNWALL-On Tuesday 04/28/09 at 9:34 a.m. State Police were notified of an alarm of a bank robbery that had just taken place at the National Iron Bank on Rt. 7 in Cornwall CT.

Connecticut State Troopers responded to the scene and secured the scene.  Troopers obtained preliminary information and determined that a lone male had entered the bank displayed a handgun and demanded money.  The suspect the bank fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries. 

State Police K-9 Teams responded and conducted search of the area.  All surrounding police agencies were notified of the details of this robbery and suspect description.

State Police Major Crime Squad Detectives responded to the scene to process the crime scene and initiate the investigation into this robbery.

Witnesses provided a physical description of the suspect as being 5’7”-5’5” 155lbs, dark jeans, cream colored shirt and baseball cap.

State Police are asking anyone who may have been in the area of the bank at the time of this incident and may have seen anything is asked to contact Connecticut State Police at 860 824-2500

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LT. J. Paul Vance

Connecticut State Police
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The Connecticut State Police frequently relies on the general public for help in solving criminal cases.  If you have witnessed a crime or if you have information that might help detectives solve a case, we would like to hear from you. 

If you can help the CT State Police solve a crime, please call our 24 hour line

(860) 685-8190, or our toll free line at 800-842-0200 (in-state only).
Or if you choose you can Text a Tip-

HOW?:
by using your cell phone you can (anonymously) text a message with a tip or information to the CT State Police.


Text "TIP711 plus your message" to CRIMES (274637)

This is strictly a system set up for the public to send tips via text messaging to
the police text messaging to the police anonymously.

THIS IS NOT TO BE USED TO REPORT CRIMES
OR
TO BE USED FOR REPORTING EMERGENCIES

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