Southington Police: Suspects rob bank, carjack grandmother and grandkids

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SOUTHINGTON --  Police are searching for one suspect who is believe to be in connection in a bank robbery and carjacking.

Police said they received a report of a bank robbery, carjacking that happened around early afternoon. Police said the People’s Bank inside Stop & Shop on North Main Street by one suspect while another waited in a car.

The two suspects then fled the scene in a red minivan when it got a flat tire, causing them to stop near a Shell Gas Station. One suspect carjacked a white Jeep with a grandmother and her two grandchildren.

The suspect then drove the car with the passengers and dropped them off at a commuter lot by Exit 26 off Interstate 84 near Cheshire.

Police say they have one suspect in custody and are still searching for a the other one.

There were no injuries.