Intense Manhunt for Bank Robbery Suspect Moves from Greenwich to Pennsylvania

Surveillance image of bank robbery suspect. Courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Surveillance image of bank robbery suspect. Courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

A manhunt intensified for the suspect wanted in last week’s armed robberies in Greenwich.

On Friday night Greenwich Police officers searched backyard door to door in Old Greenwich looking for the suspect. Around 8:00 pm, the suspect engaged Greenwich Police in a motor vehicle pursuit onto I-95 where the suspect bailed out and ran across highway. Officer then pursued him on foot.

Agencies involved in the pursuit included Stamford Police Dept, MTA Police, Connecticut State Police, and Westchester Aviation, who all assisted  in house to house searches.

Officers were spotted with rifles drawn in the area of sound Beach Ave and I95 by Exit 5. There were marked and unmarked police units on scene.

The search continued until about 10:00 pm, at which point Greenwich Police determined the subject was no longer in their jurisdiction. According to Greenwich Police Twitter feed, no one was injured and the suspect remained at large but not in Greenwich.

At about 10:00pm on Friday night, Greenwich Police next reported via Twitter that the suspect was believed to have stolen a car in Port Chester, NY.

He was spotted in Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania police pursued him. “Last I heard the suspect either crashed or bailed out of the car and Pennsylvania State Police are in foot pursuit. FYI no Greenwich Police officers have left Connecticut,” Police wrote on Twitter at about 10:00pm.

On Saturday morning, Police Tweeted, “The suspect eluded the Pennsylvania State Police. The ceased operations at 2:00 am in the area of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. They recovered the stolen Range Rover.”

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

See also:

Chase Bank in Riverside Robbed for Second Time in Two Days

Citgo Gas Station on East Putnam Ave Robbed By Man Claiming to Have a Gun

Chase Bank Robbed on Tuesday in Riverside. Suspect Claimed He Had a Gun.

 

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