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Masked man with knife robs town bank; 2nd in 3 weeks

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UPDATED: Police are looking for a man who robbed Winchester Savings Bank in Arlington on Wednesday, July 17, police reported on Twitter, the second bank robbery in three weeks.

The suspect was armed with a knife, police said. He is described as a young Caucasian male, about 5-feet-10, with an average build, wearing a Red Sox baseball cap, a black napkin over his face, black jacket, blue jeans and sneakers.

Police responded to Winchester Savings Bank on Medford Street about 10:20 a.m. for a report of a robbery that had just taken place. Upon arrival, officers initiated an on-scene investigation and learned that a male had entered the bank, brandished a knife, demanded money from a bank teller and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Further images have been reported  >>

No one was injured in the incident, police said.

The Arlington Police Department is actively investigating this incident, and anyone with additional information is encouraged to call 781-643-1212.


June 27, 2019: Suspect sought in E. Arlington armed bank robbery


This news summary was published.Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

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