West Hartford police investigating second bank robbery Thursday

West Hartford police say this man robbed the First Niagara Bank on South Main Street on Thursday, August 6, 2015.
West Hartford police say this man robbed the First Niagara Bank on South Main Street on Thursday, August 6, 2015.
West Hartford police say this man robbed the First Niagara Bank on South Main Street on Thursday, August 6, 2015.

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in West Hartford are investigating a second bank robbery in town on Thursday.

Units were called to the First Niagara Bank at 55 South Main Street around 4:45 p.m. Employees at the bank reported that an approximately 50-year-old man entered the bank and showed a note demanding money. Police say he threatened to shoot the teller, but never showed a weapon. He was given cash and left the bank.

Police say the suspect was last seen wearing a black polo style shirt, a two-tone gray baseball hat with writing on it, and khaki pants. He was described as an overweight, white man with black hair, standing about 5’7″ tall and carrying a portfolio case.

At around 2 p.m. Thursday, a TD Bank at 143 South Main Street was robbed. Police haven’t determined if the two robberies are connected.

Anyone with information about either bank robbery is asked to call West Hartford police at (860) 523-5203.

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