LOWELL — A male suspect robbed the Folks’s United Bank in downtown Lowell at gunpoint earlier than fleeing on a motorbike with an undetermined quantity of cash at round 3:50 p.m. Friday, police say.
In accordance with Lowell police Capt. James Hodgdon, the suspect within the bank theft, which passed off at 10 George St., matches the outline of a bank theft that passed off earlier within the day in Wilmington.
Wilmington Police weren’t obtainable for remark.
Hodgdon stated the suspect is described as about 5 ft, 10 inches tall. He was sporting all black clothes and a motorbike helmet through the theft. He fled on a motorbike towards Warren Street from the rear of the bank.
Detectives within the Lowell Police Division’s Felony Investigation Division are investigating the theft.
Friday’s bank robberies proceed a string of such crimes happening in Higher Lowell during the last month. Throughout that point, 5 banks have been robbed all through the area.
Santander Bank on Lakeview Avenue in Dracut was robbed on the afternoon of Aug. 17 by a suspect who didn’t show any weapons.
One other Santander Bank on Rogers Street in Lowell, was robbed on Aug. 25. All three suspects had been described as white males sporting darkish clothes, however estimates on the suspects’ heights have different, and no weapons had been proven through the earlier two incidents.
On Aug. 29, Jap Bank, positioned at 291 Chelmsford St., Chelmsford, was robbed by an armed assailant who, like Friday’s theft in Lowell, fled the crime scene on a motorbike.
Bank workers informed investigators the suspect walked into the bank, pulled a black revolver and demanded cash from tellers. He then fled with an undisclosed quantity of cash on a black Honda CBR bike that didn’t seem to have any distinct markings or a license plate.
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