Colchester Police searching for bank robbery suspect

(Photo: Colchester Police Department)

COLCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — Colchester Police are looking for the man they believe robbed a bank on Tuesday afternoon.

Police say just before 3 p.m., a man entered the United Bank at 99 Linwood Avenue and handed the teller a note demanding money.

Officials say the man fled the scene after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash.

colchester4 Colchester Police searching for bank robbery suspect
(Photo: Colchester Police Department)

Police describe the suspect as a white male between 40 and 50-years-old who stands approximately 6′ 2″ with a medium to large build. Officers say he has a brown goatee style beard and was wearing khaki pants, a white button down shirt, and a green camouflage style bucket hat.

Anyone with information on the crime or on the suspect is asked to call police at 860-465-5421. Tips can also be sent in through text by texting TIP711 with any information to 274637.