Police are swarming the area around the Sovereign Bank branch at 38 Leo Birmingham Parkway, looking for the man who held the branch up around 9:20 a.m.
He's described as black, medium height, with a gap between his front teeth. He was wearing a blue Sox cap, a bright red hoodie and black pants. He displayed a black handgun.
Boston Police report arresting a man after what they say was his third holdup of the same Eastern Bank branch on Dorchester Avenue in a month.
Seamus Simcock, 31, was arrested around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, after witnesses persuaded a cab driver not to give him a ride after he walked out of the 1906 Dot. Ave. branch with a sack of money, police say:
Alex Jones reports the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 515 Centre St. was held up shortly after 3 p.m. by a gun-toting white man, about 6 feet tall, in his 30s, wearing a green jacket and sunglasses.
The branch was last robbed April 1, by a man who unwisely chose to rob it just as the neighboring Curley School was letting out for the day, which meant somebody picking up a kid there could tackle him until police could arrive.
A man raced out of the Mt. Washington Bank branch, 515 Centre St. with a bag of money around 2:15 p.m., just as the neighboring Curley School was getting out for the day. The man knocked one of the students down in his rush to get away, dropped the money bag, was nabbed by a couple of officers around the corner on Spring Park Avenue. Some of the money in the bag flew out, but police say good Samaritans collected it and turned it in. The student, meanwhile, was taken to a local hospital by his grandmother.
Police are looking for a black man in his 50s, wearing a black puffy coat, who tried to hold up the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 1134 Washington St. in the South End around 10:50 a.m. He threatened to shoot a teller if he didn't get any money, but did not show a gun and he left without any money.
Boston Police are looking for a man who robbed the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 501 Southampton St. around 4 p.m.
The suspect, described as black and wearing a maroon hoodie under a black North Face jacket, ran down Boston Street.
A federal appeals court ruled yesterday a man convicted of stealing more $308,000 from an East Cambridge Savings Bank branch on Highland Avenue in Somerville has to have his 12 1/2-year sentence reconsidered because that was a sentence for robbery, but he was actually convicted of the lesser crime of burglary, which carries a maximum sentence half as long.
DA: Quincy man robs Citizens branch with deposit slip from Sovereign branch he chickened out of robbingBy adamg - 3/6/13 - 3:08 pm
A Quincy man who chickened out of robbing a Sovereign Bank branch in South Boston on Feb. 26 when a teller demanded he remove first his sunglasses and then his hat was arrested after he robbed the Citizens Bank branch across the street minutes later, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.
Patrick Hennessey, 31, was arraigned in South Boston District Court yesterday arraigned for unarmed robbery and attempted unarmed robbery, the DA's office reports. Prosecutors asked for $50,000 bail; Judge Michael C. Bolden set bail at $15,500.
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.
Police say Marco Willis, 40, walked into the branch at 2343 Washington St. around 11:40 a.m. Police say he approached a teller with a deposit slip with "NO DYE PACK" written on it and held up to his chest:
Police are looking for a light-skinned Hispanic man in his 40s for a holdup at the Bank of America branch, 29 Corinth St., around 1:45 p.m. The man was about 6' and wore what appeared to be prescription glasses and a gray sweatshirt. He fled on foot.
Boston Police report the Citizens Bank branch at 6 Ave. de Lafayette was held up around 10 a.m. by a man who motioned as if he had a gun and demanded money.
The white man, possibly in his 20s or 30s, wore a black and grey pea coat and gloves. The robbery was roughly 10 minutes after a guy with bad teeth failed to hold up a Bank of America branch a few blocks away on Stuart Street. However, police made no mention of the quality of the Citizen Bank robber's teeth.
Boston Police report a teller at the Bank of America branch at 157 Stuart St. this morning simply refused to hand over any money to a guy who'd just given her a note reading "YOU KNOW WHAT I WANT GIVE ME ALL THE $100'S AND $50'S COUNT IT OUT IN FRONT OF ME."
When she then walked away from the man - described as a white guy with "bad teeth" - he did likewise and slunk out.
UPDATED throughout the day.
A woman who robbed a bank in Milton Lower Mills on Monday may have struck again in Roslindale, West Roxbury and Beacon Hill today - and may have been foiled in Jamaica Plain by a bank employee who began giving her the eye. She apparently traveled from one bank to the next by MBTA bus.
AlertNewEngland reports reports the black woman dressed all in black with a sparkly black headband first struck a bank on Corinth Street in Roslindale and then another one on Centre Street in West Roxbury in the morning. After she left the Centre Street bank, she was spotted getting on an outbound 35 or 36 bus.
He's described as black, about 6' tall with a muscular build. He wore dark sunglasses, a black hoodie, blue jeans and black boots.
The subject produced a firearm and demanded money from the bank's teller. After collecting the money, the subject fled on foot down River Street. The hooded sweatshirt had a small unknown emblem at the base of the neck.
Drop a dime to Special Agent Aaron McFarlane at 617-851-6129.
Police are looking for a 5'10" white guy, wearing a gray hoodie with a red emblem on the left side, who held up the Hingham Institution for Savings, 540 Tremont St., around 12:40 p.m.
If you know him, Trooper T. Michael Ahern of the Bank Robbery Task Force would love to hear from you. You can reach him at 617-223-6560.
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force wishes to have a word with this gentleman, whom they say held up the Metro Credit Union, 1071 Mass. Ave., on Saturday while continuing to chat with somebody on his phone.
The man, about 6' tall, gave a teller a note with his free hand and then fled across Mass. Ave. down Shirley Street.
If you know him, give Special Agent Paul Santana a ring at 617-742-5533, ext. 6161.
Boston Police report they are looking for a woman who held up the Citizens Bank branch at 28 State St., downtown, around 12:30 p.m. yesterday.
Police say the woman gave a teller a note saying she had a gun and that she wanted all the money in the drawer.
She's described as white, with black hair and about 5'4" tall. She was wearing sunglasses, a cream-colored shirt and light blue pants. And at least in the photo, she sure looks like her due date is imminent.
If you know any pregnant women with a sudden cash influx, contact A-1 detectives at 617-343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).
A Quincy father has turned his daughter in for bank robbery. According to the Patriot-Ledger, Meredith Cunniff, 36, was arrested and charged with the robbery of the Colonial Federal Savings Bank on Beach Street in Quincy. Her family believes she has substance-abuse issues and her father had tried to send her to rehab. Her father identified her after seeing what he believed was her photo on a most-wanted poster at the Quincy police station.
He bailed her out later.
She pulled the same basic maneuver around 9:45 a.m. yesterday at Colonial Federal Savings Bank, 15 Beach St. in Quincy, the FBI reports.
She's described as being in her mid-to-late 20s or early 30s, 5'2" and weighing about 120 lbs.
The Citizens Bank branch at 6 Ave. de Lafayette was held up around 2:15 p.m. Police are looking for a black woman, about 5'2" who is clad in a hoodie, ball cap and sunglasses. Last spotted on Washington Street.
Police are looking for a Hispanic man, about 5'4" with a medium build and wearing glasses for a holdup around 2:45 p.m. at the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave.
The Cambridge Trust branch at 65 Beacon St. was held up around 10:15 this morning by a white guy with a black gun, who fled out the back of the bank towards Charles Street with a white bag full of cash.
He's described as 6' tall, medium build with brown hair and was wearing a blue sweater and blue jeans.
Police are also looking for a second suspect: An older white guy, bald, about 5'6" with a stocky build and wearing a white short-sleeved shirt, last seen on Brimmer Street near Mt. Vernon.
Guy with a note held up the Cooperative Bank, 201 Main St., around 8:45 a.m. A suspect was promptly arrested in the parking lot behind the bank.
UPDATE: Robert Krol, 32, of Charlestown won't be offered a part in any Affleck movies. He was ordered held without bail in Charlestown District Court pending his arraignment tomorrow, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it's looking for a guy who walked into the Eastern Bank, 470 W. Broadway, on Monday morning and demanded money, which he got.
He's described as white, 5'10" with a thin build, about 25. In addition to a scally cap, he wore a black UnderArmour hoody and jeans with an emblem on back.
There's a reward for information leading to his capture. Drop a quarter to the task force at 617-680-4525.