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Man Robbed Stamford Bank Using Threat Of Bombs

STAMFORD,Conn. — Citizens Bank on Atlantic Street was robbed at about 9:30 a.m. Friday by a man who said he had two bombs, Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn said.

According to Hohn, a man walked into the bank and passed a note to the teller with the bomb threat. The teller gave the man about $1,000 in cash, and he left, Hohn said.

No bombs were seen, a police statement said.

The suspect was last seen headed north on Atlantic Street toward Broad Street, the statement said. The man was described as dark-skinned, thin, with a goatee, and about 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10. He was wearing a dark shirt and Yankees baseball cap, police said.

People with information about the suspect can call the Bureau of Criminal Investigations at 203-977-4417 .

The same Citizens Bank branch was robbed in March , and two suspects were arrested in April in connection with that robbery.

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