Police looking for Hamden bank robber

Hamden police are looking for this man, who they say robbed the First Niagara Bank on Whitney Avenue Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. (Surveillance photo)

Hamden police are looking for this man, who they say robbed the First Niagara Bank on Whitney Avenue Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. (Surveillance  photo)
Hamden police are looking for this man, who they say robbed the First Niagara Bank on Whitney Avenue Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. (Surveillance photo)
HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– A Hamden bank was robbed around 2:45 p.m. Friday.

Police say the suspect went into the First Niagara Bank at 1246 Whitney Avenue and handed a teller a note demanding money. They say the note also indicated the suspect had a gun; however, a weapon wasn’t displayed and no one was injured.

According to police, the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police describe the suspect as a thin black man in his early 20’s. They say he was wearing a dark-colored clothing, including a jacket, a hoodie, a lime-green traffic vest, and dark Nike sneakers. The sleeves on the jacket or hoodie had a black-and-white zebra-like pattern, according to police.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Hamden Detective Sean Dolan at (203) 230-4040.

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