Robert Kirmelewicz, Chief
Public Safety Building
181 Main St.
Groveland, MA 01834
For Immediate Release
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
Contact: John Guilfoil
Groveland Police Release New Videos from Sunday’s TD Bank Robbery
GROVELAND — Police Chief Robert J. Kirmelewicz reports that the Groveland Police Department is releasing a new, high resolution image and new video footage showing the suspect in Sunday’s robbery of the TD Bank Branch on Main Street.
“We want to get this footage out there right away because the public is our eyes and ears. Someone knows this individual, and he should face justice for committing a felony in our community,” Chief Kirmelewicz said.
The first video, available on Vimeo and for download here, shows the bank lobby, with the suspect walking in, pretending to use the ATM, and checking his robbery note before walking into the branch.
The second video, available on Vimeo and for download here, the suspect approaches the teller, hands her a note, receives a quantity of cash, and walks off,
The investigation is being led by Groveland Police Detective Steven Petrone.
Anyone with information or who may recognize the suspect is urged to to call the Groveland Police Department at 978-521-1212. All callers may remain anonymous
Original Press Release:
At 11:37 Sunday morning, a man walked into the branch and handed a note to the teller, claiming he was armed with a gun and a knife and demanding money.
The teller handed the suspect an unknown quantity of cash and he fled. The investigation so far indicates that the suspect fled south on Rt. 97/School Street toward the Town of Georgetown.
The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years of age, approximately 5-foot-11, weighting 160-170 lbs. He was wearing a blue Los Angeles Dodgers baseball cap with white letters and a white brim, a black hooded raincoat, blue jeans, sunglasses and black and white tennis shoes.
Groveland Police are investigating the robbery, led by Detective Steven Petrone. The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is also investigating.
No one was injured.
Anyone with information on the robbery or who may recognize the suspect is urged to to call the Groveland Police Department at 978-521-1212. All callers may remain anonymous