Cranston Police Department Investigating Bank Robbery, Assistance from the public requested
Cranston – Colonel Michael J. Winquist, Chief of the Cranston Police Department, announces that the Department’s Patrol and Detective divisions are actively investigating a bank robbery which occurred at approximately 10:09 this morning at the Santander Bank branch located at 555 Reservoir Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island.
According to bank employees, the female suspect entered the bank and handed a note to a bank teller indicating that it was a bank robbery, and to give her the money. The suspect is described as a white female, approximately 5 feet tall, with a thin build, wearing a black knit cap with a brim, a waist length, two tone grey or blue coat, with stars on the sleeves and shoulders, pink pants and black Ugg type, boots. After receiving approximately ten thousand dollars in United States Currency, the suspect fled on foot towards the rear of the bank. No bank employees or customers were injured during the robbery.
If any member of the public encounters an individual matching the suspect in the bank surveillance photographs, do not approach and call 9-1-1. If anyone recognizes the suspect or has information regarding this crime, please contact the Cranston Police Detective Division at (401) 942-2211.