EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– East Hartford police have arrested two men who they say robbed a bank Wednesday.
Police say the Wells Fargo at 18 Main Street was robbed by two armed men shortly before noon.
Anthony Shipman and Jason Vaughn were both spotted a short time later, police say. The suspects led police on a foot chase, and Vaughn then attempted to carjack a woman on Ensign Street, according to police.
A .32-caliber revolver and a .22-caliber handgun involved in the robbery were seized, police say. They also say they seized a stolen Nissan Maxima used in the incident.
Shipman, 30, is charged with first-degree robbery, carrying a weapon as a convicted felon, second-degree larceny, third-degree larceny, first-degree threatening, and other crimes.
Vaughn, 30, is charged with first-degree robbery, carrying a weapon as a convicted felon, criminal attempt to commit carjacking, second-degree larceny, third-degree larceny, and first-degree threatening, among other crimes.
Anyone with additional information regarding this bank robbery is asked to call Detective Stoldt at (860) 291-7524, or the Crime Tip Line at (860) 289-9134.