Police look for bank robbery suspect in Watertown

(Surveillance photo provided by Watertown Police)

WATERTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are looking for a suspect involved in a bank robbery on Straits Turnpike in Watertown.

Police say a man entered Webster Bank around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning pointing a handgun at a  customer  while ordering tellers to give him cash.

(Surveillance photo provided by Watertown Police)
(Surveillance photo provided by Watertown Police)

The suspect was wearing black pants, a black sweatshirt with a hoody, a dark baseball hat, white sneakers, and sunglasses.

The suspect got away in a SUV traveling westbound on Straits Turnpike towards Middlebury Road. Two red dye packs were thrown from the vehicle and exploded in the road.

Police are reviewing surveillance and witnesses are being interviewed. If you have any information, you are asked to call the Watertown Police Department at (860) 945-5200 or Crimestoppers at (860) 945-9940.

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