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West Hartford Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

Suspect in Sept. 16, 2022 robbery of Webster Bank. Courtesy of West Hartford Police

West Hartford Police said the Webster Bank in Bishops Corner was robbed Friday morning.

By Ronni Newton

West Hartford Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspect in the robbery of the Webster Bank branch in Bishops Corner on Friday morning, and are asking for the public’s help.

According to Sgt. Amanda Martin, police were notified at 10:25 a.m. Friday of the robbery of Webster Bank at 774 North Main St. in the Bishops Corner shopping center where Big Y is located.

Police have issued a description of the suspect as a Black male, approximately 5-feet-6-inches tall. His head and face were covered with black headwear and a mask, and he wore a gray sweatshirt, white undershirt, dark pants, and sunglasses.

The suspect left the scene before police arrived, and no information was provided about how he fled or in which direction.

Police said there were no reported injuries caused by the incident.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect, or was a witness or has further information, is asked to contact the West Hartford Police Department at the non-emergency number (860-523-5203) or via the WHPD Tip Line (860-570-8969) or at the Tip Line email [email protected].

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