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March 2, 2014

Police ask public to help identify bank robber

Man passed note to teller, police say

HAVERHILL — Police seek the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed TD Bank on Merrimack Street yesterday.

The man walked away with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, walked into the bank at 153 Merrimack St. at 11:50 a.m. and demanded money by passing a note to a bank teller, police said.

They said no weapon was shown.

The man did not talk to the bank teller, police Lt. Robert Pistone said.

Surveillance footage shows the unshaven man wearing sweatpants and a maroon jacket. He was also wearing work boots and a gray winter hat with string hanging down into his face.

He is believed to be about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 190 pounds.

He left the area on foot, police said.

Police would not comment on how much money was taken from the bank or what the note said.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Haverhill police at 978-373-1212 where they can leave an anonymous tip. The bank robbery is being investigated by Detective Sgt. Meaghan Buckley and Detective Penny Portalla.

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