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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
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Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 9, 2009

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE ARMED BANK ROBBERY

Today 04/09/09 at approximately 2:45 p.m. Connecticut State Police received a bank alarm from the Citizen’s Bank located at 1663 Rt. 12 in Ledyard, Ct.  State troopers and Officers from the Ledyard Resident troopers Office responded to the robbery scene.  State troopers and Town Officer secured the scene. 

Preliminary information was obtained from witnesses regarding the facts and circumstances of the robbery.  A lone, light skinned black male, wearing a ball cap entered the bank. He displayed handgun, demanded money, and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries reported. 

The suspect is described as a black male 5‘11” tall about 20-30 years of age.

A search of the area was conducted by responding State Troopers and officers utilizing K-9. In addition, all surrounding police departments were notified of this incident.

The State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad Detectives were assigned to respond to the robbery scene to conduct the criminal investigation into this armed  bank robbery.

Anyone that was  the area of the bank and observed anything suspicious is asked to contact State Police at 860-848-6500.

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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

FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911