New Haven police investigate a bank robbery

Surveillance photo of the Citizens Bank robbery suspect.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in New Haven are investigating a bank robbery.

It happened on Forbes Avenue on Wednesday, January 4th. Bank officials told police a man walked into a bank, up to a teller and demanded cash.

He didn’t show a weapon, but threatened to shoot if the teller didn’t comply.

The suspect is described as about thirty years old, about 5′ 7″ with an average build. Police say he has a scruffy beard, wore a grey sweatshirt beneath a black zip-up Northface and white-framed sunglasses.

The FBI is helping with the investigation.

Surveillance photo of the Citizens Bank robbery suspect.
Surveillance photo of the Citizens Bank robbery suspect.