Police investigating Avon bank robbery

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AVON – Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened just after 10:30 Saturday morning.

Police responded to a call at the Northwest Community Bank, 101 Simsbury Road, soon after an unknown man brandishing a black handgun entered the bank and robbed it.

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According to police, the man was wearing blue pants, hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, baseball hat with a tan colored rim, a dark puffy style jacket and his face was colored with a dark colored bandana.

Police believe he left the scene in a vehicle but no vehicle description has been provided.

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The amount the robber took is still being determined at this time.

If anybody has any information about the robbery, they are asked to contact Detective Jason Reid at 860-409-4241.