Around 10:30 a.m., a man with a cane walked into the Citizens Bank branch at 6 Ave. de Lafayette, gave a teller a note demanding money and got some. Police suspect the cane was a prop because he ran out of the bank. He's white, about 5'10" and wearing a blue jacket that says "US Polo Association" on the back.
A man with no front teeth tried holding up the Citizens Bank branch at 572 Columbia Rd. in Uphams Corner around 10:30 a.m., but fled without any money He's also described as black, in his 40s, about 5'10" with a slim build and wearing a white polo shirt.
Citizens Bank branch at 40 Summer St., around 9:40 a.m. Police report the suspect is a black man in his 20s, 5'8" to 5'10", wearing a black scally cap, a white short-sleeved shirt with a black checkerboard pattern, gray pants and black shoes.
The Citizens Bank branch at 6 Ave. de Lafayette was held up shortly after 9 a.m. by a black man, about 5'7" and thin, wearing a black knit Patriots cap and a gray dress shirt with the sleeves rolled up.
The Citizens Bank branch, on Boylston at Arlington, was robbed around 3:50 p.m., by a white man, about 5'6" and wearing a multicolored scarf in which blue and gray predominated. He also wore a greenish-gray jacket. He showed a black handgun.
Boston Police report arresting a man who tried to rob a bank well after it was closed.
Police say Henry Soto, 33, of Dorchester, used a brick to smash open a door at the Citizen Bank branch at 572 Columbia Rd. around 12:10 a.m. today. That set off an alarm, which brought officers racing to the scene:
On arrival, officers observed an inner... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a man on charges he tried to rob a Citizens Bank branch in Dudley Square today - six years after he was arrested for robbing a Citizens Bank branch downtown.
Oh, wait, you do? Then never mind.
John Daley writes that customer service at Sovereign Bank is terrible:
... Citizens has a well deserved reputation for great service. Sovereign, in my experience anyway, has been appallingly bad.
Of course Citizens Bank sent Spatch's new debit card to his old address and of course when he called up to find out what was up, they cancelled not only that card but his current one as well, which of course he only discovered when he tried to pay for dinner:
... My friend luckily offered to pay my share, and I offered to... Read more