Ridgefield Police Release Photo Of Bank Robbery Suspect As Search Continues

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The Ridgefield Police Department released this photo of the suspect in a robbery Friday at the First Niagara Bank branch on Danbury Road. Photo Credit: Ridgefield Police Department

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield Police Department has released a photo of the man suspected of robbing a Ridgefield bank Friday afternoon.

The robbery occurred at at about 1 p.m. at the First Niagara Bank branch at 108 Danbury Road. The suspect entered the bank and demanded cash from a teller, police said. The suspect fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash, police said. 

The suspect appeared to be wearing rubber gloves during the robbery, police said. He was described as a white man in his 20s and about 5 feet, 8 inches to 6 feet tall with red hair and "very blue" eyes, police said. 

He was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt and a light brown hat with the hood pulled up so most of his face was obscured, police said. 

Police said the man may have fled the area in a black SUV in an unknown direction. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ridgefield Police Department’s Detective Bureau at 203-438-6531.

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