New photos of Greenwich robbery suspect
Police have released photographs of a man who they believe committed multiple armed robberies in town this week, and who led them on a chase through Old Greenwich neighborhoods Friday night.
The photographs are from a security camera at a business near the Chase bank that was robbed twice this week. They show a stocky man with cropped blond hair and a neck tattoo.
Police are urging anyone with information to call the department’s anonymous tip line at 1-800-372-1176 or contact via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After Friday night’s search in Greenwich, authorities said police in Pennsylvania lost contact with the suspect around 2 a.m. Saturday. The wanted man was in the area of Harrisburg, Pa.
Authorities say the suspect stole a car in Port Chester, N.Y., and headed west.
Before that, he led police on an intense manhunt in eastern Greeniwch involving officers from multiple jurisdictions, canine units and helicopters.
Greenwich, Stamford and State Police officers searched most of Old Greenwich, moving east from Exit 5 of Interstate 95 toward the Stamford city line, beginning shortly before 6 p.m.
The events began when the suspect led officers in a motor vehicle chase onto the highway, before he “bailed out and ran across highway.” Officers ran after him into town. The Range Rover he abandoned was taken into custody.
Greenwich police suspended their search around 9:30 p.m.
The man is believed ot be the armed robber who hit the Chase bank on East Putnam Avenue in Riverside on Tuesday morning and again Wednesday afternoon. He robbed the Citgo station in Cos Cob Monday night.