Police seek downtown bank robbery suspect

Milford police are seeking a man in connection with a bank robbery that occurred at People’s United Bank at approximately at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Police describe the suspect as a heavy set white male aged late 20s to early 30s and approximately 5’8” tall. They describe the man as having worn a brown puffy style jacket and a blue baseball hat with the letter “L.” He was described as having a goatee and facial hair.

Police say the suspect entered the bank through the front door and approached a teller, passing a note stating, “Give me the money and you won’t get shot.” According to witnesses, no weapon was displayed during the robbery.

After receiving the money, the suspect left on foot out the rear door towards Central Avenue.

A police K-9 was used to track the suspect to the area of Central Avenue and Lafayette Street, where it is believed he fled in a vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tyrone Dancy at 203 783 4798 or to email him at tdancy@ci.milford.ct.us or visit www.milfordpd.org and click on “Crime Tips” to report the information.

The Connecticut Bankers Reward Association is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect in this bank robbery.