Melrose Police Department
Michael L. Lyle, Chief
56 W. Foster St.
Melrose, MA 02176


Saturday, April 14, 2018

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 617-993-0003
Email: ben@jgpr.net

Melrose Police Seeking to Identify Man Who Robbed Bank Saturday Afternoon

MELROSE — Chief Michael L. Lyle reports that the Melrose Police Department is seeking to identify a man who robbed a bank Saturday afternoon.

At approximately 12:10 p.m., the Melrose Police Department received a report that the TD Bank, 478 Main St., was robbed.

The male suspect walked into the bank and demanded money from a teller. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash and then fled the area.

No weapons were shown and no injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a white male between 35-45 years old. His height and build were average and he had dark hair, with a beard and mustache. He was wearing a dark colored coat with a hood pulled up and a baseball cap underneath.

Police officers responded to the bank and used a K9 to track the man for a short distance before losing his trail. He is believed to have left the area in a vehicle.

Investigators will be reviewing video surveillance footage from the area.

Anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of this individual or anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call the Melrose Police Department at 781-665-1212.

To call with an anonymous tip, please call 781-665-TIPS (8477).


Benjamin Paulin is JGPR's Account Manager for Southern New England. Based in our Braintree, Massachusetts office, Ben oversees Rhode Island, Connecticut, and southeastern Massachusetts, including Norfolk, Plymouth, Bristol, Dukes, and Barnstable Counties.

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