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UPDATE: Medford Police Seeking Bank Robbery Suspect

Suspect sought in East Cambridge Savings Bank robbery from last Thursday.

UPDATE, 9:30 a.m.: Medford Police Capt. Kevin Faller said the robbery suspect showed a black handgun during the incident and got away on a bicycle with an undetermined amount of cash.

Faller said the robbery took place at the 243 Salem St. East Cambridge Savings Bank location last Thursday at approximately 4:40 p.m. According to Faller, the suspect was wearing a full ski mask, making it difficult to provide a full description.

The suspect is a white male standing about 5-feet, 8-inches tall, Faller said.

He walked into the bank, according to Faller, showing the handgun while passing a note to a female teller. Faller said the suspect took the note with him.

"He ordered her to give him the money and no one would get hurt," Faller said, adding the teller put the money in a plastic bag.

Faller said the teller did not get a full look at the note but it specifically mentioned "no dye pack."

After robbing the bank, Faller said the suspect got on a "mountain-style bicycle" and left the area heading in the direction of Court Street.

Medford detectives are investigating the case with the assistance of the FBI bank robbery task force, Faller said.

ORIGINAL STORY: Medford Police are seeking a suspect in a bank robbery that reportedly took place last Thursday at East Cambridge Savings Bank.

On Monday night, police tweeted a picture of the suspect. The picture can be seen to the right. In the tweet, police indicated they are attempting to identify the suspect.

Police asked anyone with information regarding the suspect to call 781-391-6765.

No further information about the robbery was included in the tweet. A message left seeking further information from Medford Police was not immediately returned Monday evening.

East Cambridge Savings Bank's website lists their only Medford location as being at 243 Salem St.

de February 05, 2013 at 02:54 PM
You can't catch someone on a bike? Sad.

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