Police say bank robber claimed to have a gun

The Milford Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly told a bank teller at Chase Bank Friday that he had a gun before making off with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police said the robbery took place at the Chase Bank located at 1651 Boston Post Road, June 24, at about 4 p.m. Police said a man entered the bank and approached a teller, passing a note that stated, “I have a gun, give me the money.”

No weapon was displayed during the robbery. After receiving the money, the suspect left on foot out the front door and headed east on the Boston Post Road.

A police K-9 track was conducted which ended in the parking lot of AMF bowling alley.

The suspect is described as a white man, 30-40 years old, approximately 5’4-5’7, wearing a maroon baseball hat with a white brim, brown aviator style sunglasses, a dark colored long sleeve shirt, jeans and white sneakers.

The suspect was also carrying a large dark colored backpack, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Evan Beauvais at 203-783-4759, email ebeauvais@ci.milford.ct.us or visit milfordpd.org and click on “Crime Tips” to report the information. Reference case #: 3376-16.