Plainville police look for bank robbery suspect

Plainville police say this man robbed the Farmington Bank at 117 East Street on Thursday, August 20, 2015.
Plainville police say this man robbed the Farmington Bank at 117 East Street on Thursday, August 20, 2015.
Plainville police say this man robbed the Farmington Bank at 117 East Street on Thursday, August 20, 2015.

PLAINVILLE, Conn. (WTNH) — A man with a sign that read “give me money I have a gun” robbed a Plainville bank Thursday afternoon, police say.

According to authorities, the suspect went in to the Farmington Bank at 117 East Street around 1:25 p.m. and showed the sign. They say he never displayed a weapon.

Police describe the suspect as a 40- to 50-year-old white man with a medium build and light complexion. They say he stands between 5’7″ and 5’10” tall, has a gray mustache, and grayish/whitish curly hair. He was last seen wearing a navy blue sweater/shirt under a black “puffy” coat, tan burlap-type gloves, a scarf, black sunglasses, and a black baseball hat with what appears to be “Italia” written on it.

Anyone with additional information about this suspect or this bank robbery is asked to call Plainville police at (860) 747-1616.

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