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Bank of America Robbery

Press Release

 For Immediate Release

 

Contact:          Detective Sergeant Arthur Brillon                  Telephone: 774-203-1881

Date:                 May 12, 2014

Press Release

 For Immediate Release

 

Contact:           Detective Sergeant Arthur Brillon                      Telephone: 774-203-1881

Date:               May 12, 2014

Title:                      Bank of America

Press Release

 For Immediate Release

 

Contact:           Detective Sergeant Arthur Brillon                      Telephone: 774-203-1881

Date:               May 12, 2014

Title:                      Bank of America

 

On Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 3:00pm the Attleboro Police responded to the Bank of America located at #505 Pleasant Street for the report of an armed robbery.  Upon arrival, police learned that two men entered the bank, displayed handguns and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.  Police arrived and quickly set up a perimeter and began interviewing witnesses and employees as well as reviewing surveillance video.

The suspects fled the bank in a green Ford pickup truck and headed easterly on Pleasant Street/Route 123.  The green Ford pickup truck was located a short time later abandoned behind a business located near the Norton/Attleboro town line.  The pickup truck was determined to have been stolen in Canton, Massachusetts several hours before the robbery.Top of Form

During the investigation, it was learned that two 14 foot canoes (one believed to be a green Coleman) were on the truck’s racks at the time it was stolen however they were no longer on the truck at the time of the robbery.  Police are asking anyone who knows the whereabouts of the canoes or has located or otherwise seen the two canoes to contact their local police department.

The robbery and auto theft remain under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Canton Police Department and the Attleboro Police Departments.

Anyone who may have been in the area of the bank and who might have witnessed this incident is asked to call Attleboro Police Department Detectives at 508-222-1212.

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