Police investigating 2 bank robberies in 2 days

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MANCHESTER, NH — On Thursday August 12, 2023, at approximately 11 a.m., Manchester Police responded to TD Bank North at 300 Franklin St., for a reported robbery.

Police learned that a male covering his face with a construction vest walked into the bank, told the teller he had a gun, and demanded money. He passed the teller bags to fill and then left the bank. 

The robber’s face was completely covered. He had a white construction hat on, a yellow vest over his face, a gray baggie outfit, and was riding a bicycle. 

A second robbery was reported on Friday August 11, 2023, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Manchester Police received a report of a  bank robbery at Bangor Savings Bank at 170 Baker St.  

In that robbery, a man walked into the bank with a phone to his ear and slid a note to the teller demanding money. He continued to talk on the phone and once he got cash left on foot. 

The suspect was described as a white male with a mask, sunglasses, a white baseball cap and a blue shirt.  

At this time, it is unknown if the two crimes are connected. Anyone with information about these incidents should call Manchester Police at 603-668-8711 or make an anonymous report via the Manchester Crimeline online or by calling  603-624-4040.

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This press release was issued by Manchester, NH, Police Department.