Bank Robbery at Essex Bank in Madison; Police Seeking Witnesses
The Madison Police Department has issued an alert and a press release regarding a bank robbery that occurred at the Essex Bank at 99 Durham Road on Friday, Feb. 24 at approximately 10:50 a.m. At this time, police investigators are actively seeking assistance from any member of the public who may have witnessed anything regarding this event.
The suspect fled the area in a maroon-colored Subaru station wagon with a tan-colored front bumper that traveled south on Route 79/Durham Road and “possibly onto Interstate 95 in an unknown direction,” according to Madison Police. The suspect is described by police as a white male, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches and 160 pounds with a tan complexion. Investigators said that he was wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt, possibly with an NFL Raiders logo, and gray sweat pants.
According to Madison Police Department spokesperson, Lt. Jeremy Yorke, the offender did not brandish a weapon and no one was injured in the brazen daylight robbery. Police said after handing an employee a note, he got away with an undisclosed sum of cash.
The Madison Police Department is requesting for anyone who was in the area at that time, or has knowledge of the situation, to contact the department with that information immediately at 203-245-6500.