Police searching for suspect of United Bank robbery

PD Release_United Bank Robbery

Bristol police are searching for the suspect of a robbery that took place yesterday at United Bank on Farmington Avenue.

According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, a man approached the teller’s window, displayed a handgun and demanded money. He fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash, the release said.

A K-9 officer responded and tried to find the suspect, but the suspect still cannot be found at this time, the release said. The suspect is described as a white man between 40 and 50 years old, and about six feet tall with a heavy build, the release said.

Detectives from the police department’s Criminal Investigation Division responded to assist in the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Bristol police at (860) 584-3011.