Police nab suspect in Wednesday bank robbery in Milford
Milford police have arrested a suspect in Wednesday’s robbery at People’s United Bank in downtown Milford.
Police took the suspect, Paul Bamm Oh, 37, of Bridgeport into custody around 11 p.m. Wednesday and charged him with robbery, larceny and possession of narcotics.
The robbery took place at approximately 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Police said 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.
Police quickly circulated a photo of the suspect through the local media.
Investigators received a tip regarding the identity of the suspect and were able to identify, locate and arrest him with the assistance of the Bridgeport Police Department and the Fairfield Police Department, local police said.
Bamm Oh is being held on a $250,000 bond.