Police searching for suspect in Easthampton bank robbery Friday afternoon

  • Surveillance photos show a man suspected of robbing the Easthampton Savings Bank at 36 Main St. in Easthampton on Friday afternoon.  SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS

  • Surveillance photos show a man suspected of robbing the Easthampton Savings Bank at 36 Main St. in Easthampton on Friday afternoon.  SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS

  • Surveillance photos show a man suspected of robbing the Easthampton Savings Bank at 36 Main St. in Easthampton on Friday afternoon.  SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS

  • Surveillance photos show a man suspected of robbing the Easthampton Savings Bank at 36 Main St. in Easthampton on Friday afternoon.  SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS

  • Surveillance photos show a man suspected of robbing the Easthampton Savings Bank at 36 Main Street in Easthampton on Friday afternoon.  —SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS

  • Surveillance photos show a man suspected of robbing the Easthampton Savings Bank at 36 Main Street in Easthampton on Friday afternoon.  —SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS

Staff Writer
Published: 1/11/2019 7:21:10 PM

EASTHAMPTON — Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing the Easthampton Savings Bank on Main Street Friday afternoon.

At around 2:44 p.m., officers responded to a reported bank robbery at the 36 Main St. location.

The suspect passed a note to a bank teller demanding money and implying that he had a weapon, Easthampton Police Chief Robert Alberti said.

According to a post on the Easthampton Police Department Facebook page, the suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is a middle-aged white man described as pale-skinned, heavyset and about 5 feet 5 inches tall, according to the post. At the time of the robbery, he wore “a black knit winter hat, black scarf, black gloves with red on the fingers, a blue jacket over a gray hoodie, black pants, sunglasses and a white gauze over his left eye.”

Police are asking anyone with information to call the department at 413-527-1212 or send a direct message to the department’s Facebook page.

Jacquelyn Voghel can be reached at jvoghel@gazettenet.com.


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