Fairfield Police on the lookout for suspected bank robber

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FAIRFIELD – A Webster Bank branch on 1077 Post Road was robbed in Fairfield on the morning of Friday, May 20.

Police said a man handed the teller a note and, after placing money into his left coat pocket, left the bank on foot and headed west along Post Road.

Within a few seconds of leaving the bank, the dye pack exploded and he was seen dropping the money onto the ground and escaping from the area in a car believed to be a red or maroon Ford Fusion.

No injuries were reported and no weapon was displayed.

Police said the suspect is believed to have some type of tattoo on the left side of his neck.

Police said the incident is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is asked to call them at (203) 254-4840, send an anonymous tip by texting “FPD” plus your tip information to CRIMES (274637) or go to http://www.fpdct.com/tips.

Webster Bank is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest.