Boston Police report arresting a Cape Cod man whose attempt to rob bank branch inside the South Bay Stop & Shop, 1100 Massachusetts Ave., failed when a teller refused to give him any money. Read more.
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The FBI's Violent Crime Task Force has released photos of the man it saysrobbed a Citizens Bank branch on VFW Parkway on Tuesday. Read more.
Update: Photos of suspect released.
The Citizens Bank branch in the Hancock Village mall on VFW Parkway at Independence Drive was robbed around 11:20 a.m., by a man dressed in all black and wearing a black ski mask, about 5'8", who passed a demand note, got some money, then ran across VFW Parkway towards Manthorne Road.
Officers investigating the bank robbery wound up arresting another man they happened to find in the parking lot who was wanted on a warrant unrelated to the robbery.
Man who has spent most of his adult life locked up for bank robbery charged with holding up three Back Bay banks
A man first charged with robbing banks in the 1980s was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail today on charges he robbed three banks in the Back Bay over the past couple of weeks, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Extra crispy cash coming to Mattapan: Board approves new Citizens Bank branch where a KFC used to be on Blue Hill Avenue
The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved plans by Citizens Bank to convert a long-closed Kentucky Fried Chicken across from the B-3 police station into a branch that will feature a drive-up ATM and a night-deposit door - right next to an existing check-cashing place. Read more.
An Uber driver and his two passengers suffered apparently minor injuries after their vehicle crashed into a Citizens Bank branch on Somerville Avenue at Massachusetts Avenue around 11:10 p.m. on Friday, Cambridge Police report. Read more.
UPDATE: Ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Boston Police report arresting Thomas Hickey, 49, of Charlestown, for a Nov. 30 bank robbery on Austin Street in which he allegedly pushed an elderly man who was in line before him out of the way at a teller window. Read more.
A man now driving an Infiniti stolen from Herb Chambers in Allston has robbed the Citizens Bank branch inside the Everett Street Stop & Shop twice now - and has also knocked over Citizens Bank branches in Stop & Shop stores in Somerville and Revere, the FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports. Read more.
Citizens Bank customers are flooding Twitter with complaints about the inability to access their money. Shortly after 4 p.m., the bank acknowledged a problem:
We're currently experiencing a technical issue that is impacting our ability to process certain transactions and access some online systems. Thanks for your patience as we restore service. We apologize for the inconvenience, and will post updates as they become available.
Police are investigating an attempted holdup at the Citizens Bank branch at 673 VFW Parkway (the strip mall where Gary's is) around 12:40 p.m. The suspect, described as a black man, about 5'6" and in his 30s and wearing black clothes, a black hat and sunglasses, fled without any money onto Independence Drive.
The Citizens Bank branch at 26 Central Sq. was held up around 9:10 a.m. by a white or Hispanic man, about 5'4" with a light beard, wearing a hoodie with gray, black and red stripes. He showed a note, then fled with cash in an unknown direction.
J'Cynda Sales, a teller at the Citizens Bank branch on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan Square, admitted yesterday that she drained a customer's account of the money over a six-month period, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Citizens Bank branch at 777 South St. was held up on Thursday afternoon.
The suspect is described as being medium height and having a medium build.
Around 12:45 p.m. at the Citizens Bank branch at 73 Tremont St. by a heavyset black man with cornrows and wearing a pea coat. The money had an embedded dye pack, which went off as he ran down the street.
Shortly after 9:30 a.m., a man walked into the Citizens Bank branch at 560 Commonwealth Ave. and gave a teller a note demanding money, but then fled without any money.
He's described as white, tall, wearing sunglasses and a white or gray hoodie.
Criminal pro tip: If you've nicked yourself shaving, you might want to put off that bank robbery you'd been planning
Boston Police have released photos of a man wanted for a Monday robbery of the Citizens Bank branch at One Financial Center - across Atlantic Avenue from South Station.
He's a white guy in his 30s, 5'8" with a medium build, who wore black sunglasses.
The Citizens Bank branch at 414 Washington St. in Brighton Center was held up shortly before 1:30 p.m., according to Veranaika and Stanley Staco.
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