Update Released Regarding Charlestown Bank Robbery


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Police Dept. Working with Multiple Agencies

Thursday afternoon, Charlestown Police Chief Patrick Connors announced an update regarding the recent bank robbery in Charlestown.

“Through the assistance of other local law enforcement, the staff of the Vermont Department of Corrections, and the public, we have developed a suspect for the June 26th robbery of the Claremont Savings bank here in Charlestown,” he said in a statement.  “We are currently coordinating with several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies that are assisting in this investigation.  At this time the identity of the suspect will not be released in order to protect the integrity of this ongoing investigation.” 

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Anyone with any information is urged to contact Chief Patrick Connors by phone at (603) 826-5747 or by email at pconnors@charlestown-nh.gov.

On Tuesday, June 26, at approximately 1540 hours, Officers from the Charlestown Police Department responded to the Claremont Savings Bank at 135 Main Street in Charlestown for a hold-up alarm.  Upon arrival, officers learned that a robbery had occurred.  The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20’s to early 30’s, approximately 5’6” to 5”10” tall and 140-160 lbs. with a short beard and mustache.  He was last seen wearing a green baseball cap with unknown lettering on the front, sunglasses, a green long-sleeved pullover shirt, light blue jeans and white sneakers.  The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of money, which was carried in a unique pink and gray reusable type grocery bag with a floral design on the bottom of it.  No weapon was shown and no one was injured.

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