Great Barrington Police investigating bank robbery

GBPD investigating the robbery at Salisbury Bank.

GREAT BARRINGTON — Police are on the lookout for a male suspect who robbed the Salisbury Bank branch on Main Street Monday afternoon.

Great Barrington Police Chief William Walsh said his department responded at about 3:30 p.m. to the bank at the intersection of Main and Rosseter streets.

Upon arrival, officers were told that a male suspect had entered the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding money. The suspect fled with an undisclosed quantity of cash southbound down on Main Street (Route 7).

Police believe that a second suspect was waiting for him in a getaway vehicle. Reports on the scanner indicated that police were looking for a red Fiat with Rhode Island plates.

The primary suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s or early 30s, between 5’7″ and 5’9″, with a thin build, weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing sunglasses and a grey sweatshirt.

No weapon was shown, and no one was injured.The Great Barrington Police Department is investigating the incident with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police.

If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area, they are urged to call Great Barrington Police at 413-528-0306.

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