6/13/2017 - Press Release: Chase Bank Robbery in Darien 06.12.2017 2017-008565

Incident Type: Bank Robbery

Date of Incident: June 12th, 2017   1535 hours

Location: Chase Bank , 454 Post Road, Darien, CT

Incident # 2017-008565


At approximately 3:35 PM on June 12th, 2017, Darien Police Department officers responded to the Chase Bank located at 454 Post Road on the report of a bank robbery. A subject, described below, walked into the bank and passed a note to a female teller demanding money.  No weapon was displayed nor was any threat made. The subject left that bank after a teller did give the subject cash from the teller drawer.  The exact amount of the loss is still being tallied and is not certain as of the time of this release. 


There were seven employees and one patron in the bank at the time of this incident.  There were no injuries or any threats made to any people in the bank. 


Subject description: B/M, 5’ 9” to 6’0”, late twenties to early thirties, heavy set with a beard, wearing a dark colored ball cap, dark colored oversized patterned shirt and baggy pants, possibly gray or beige.  The suspects was described to have tattoos on his left hand and on his face, described as a “tribal” design. The possibility exists that these tattoos could have been temporary and part of an attempt to conceal facial features. 


The suspect was observed entering a white vehicle, described as a Toyota Camry, with orange NY state license plates.  The vehicle was last observed exiting the parking lot and traveling E/B on the Boston Post Road. 


The Darien Police Department Detective Division is actively investigating this bank robbery and the FBI has been advised as well.     


Any persons with potential information on this subject or vehicle are requested to call the Darien Police Department Detective Division at (203) 662-5330.


Bank surveillance photos of the suspect are attached.     


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                                                                                              Issued 1126 AM  06.13.2017-Capt. D. Anderson

                                                                                                                             Administrative Services Bureau