Citizens Bank in Somerville is robbed

Police and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force are searching for a man who robbed the Citizens Bank in Somerville’s Union Square on Saturday.

At about 11:20 a.m., a man in his 30s or 40s who was wearing jeans and a black-and-white striped jacket stated that he had a gun, and passed a note to the teller that demanded cash, police said. The suspect fled the building with an undisclosed amount of money.

He was described as about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, with a medium build and short brown hair, and was wearing a dark shirt beneath his jacket. Authorities ask that anyone with information about the robbery contact Somerville Police at 617-625-1212, or the FBI at 617-742-5533.

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