Arlington police searching for bank robbery suspect

ARLINGTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Arlington police are searching for a man accused of robbing a bank Tuesday afternoon.

The department released a surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of Winchester Savings Bank on Medford Street around 2:40 p.m.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late 30s who was wearing a Boston Bruins hooded sweatshirt and a baseball cap. He walked into the bank and showed the teller a note demanding money, according to police.

Police say he fled toward High Street in Medford.

“We will utilize all assets at our disposal to hold the suspect responsible for this brazen robbery in our community,” Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan said. “If anyone heard or saw anything out of the ordinary this afternoon, I strongly urge them to contact police.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Arlington police at 781-643-1212.