2 people arrested in connection to bank robberies in MA, CT

gbfiat 2 people arrested in connection to bank robberies in MA, CTGREAT BARRINGTON, MA (WTNH)  – Great Barrington Police have arrested a man in connection to a bank robbery in Massachusetts and a second person after a second bank robbery in Connecticut.

Connecticut State Police say 36-year-old Eric James Sheridan of Danielson, Connecticut and 30-year-old Rachelle Winter of East Providence, Rhode Island were arrested after a bank robbery in Falls Village, a part of Canaan.

Both suspects are being treated at a hospital in Sharon, Conn. for injuries they sustained in a motor vehicle accident. They were injured after the same red 2014 Fiat 500 seen fleeing Monday’s bank robbery in Great Barrington crashed into a tree after the Falls Village robbery on Wednesday.

Sheridan is wanted for unarmed robbery and larceny over $250 in Great Barrington. Both will also face charges in Connecticut. Winter may face charges in connection with the Great Barrington robbery which is still being investigated.

A Danielson man is being sought for a bank robbery in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

According to police, Sheridan robbed the Salisbury Bank & Trust Company on Main Street on Monday.  Police say he was not armed when he passed a note to a teller demanding money.   He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  Police say although no weapon was shown.

Police say he fled in red 2014 Fiat 500 with Rhode Island plates and there may have been a passenger in vehicle.

Anyone with any information on the robbery should call Great Barrington Police at 413-528-0306.


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