Stoneham police seeking bank robbery suspect

Police are seeking a man who allegedly robbed a bank Tuesday afternoon in Stoneham.

Around 3:30 p.m., officers responded to a Salem Five Bank at 88 Main St. for a report of a robbery, police said in a statement.

A surveillance image of the bank robbery suspect.
A surveillance image of the bank robbery suspect. —Stoneham Police Department

A man, who was in the bank for about one minute, demanded money from the teller, according to police. Although he did not show a weapon, the suspect allegedly threatened that he had a gun.

He then fled on foot before police arrived toward Marie Avenue with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

The suspect was described as around 6 feet tall, with a thin build and deep voice, according to the statement. He was last seen wearing a black ski mask, dark sunglasses, a green hooded coat zipped all the way up, blue jeans, black gloves, and black sneakers.

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The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force at 857-386-2000 or police at 781-438-1215.

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