Bank Robbery, Peoples Bank (1160 Kings Highway Cutoff) – 9/30/2020

At 1:58pm Fairfield Police received a call from Peoples Bank located at 1160 Kings Highway Cutoff of a Bank Robbery. The Peoples Bank Branch is located within the Stop & Shop grocery store at that location. The suspect had fled prior to police arrival.

Officers were dispatched and upon arrival bank employees reported just minutes’ prior, a lone white male (possibly Asian), described as approximately 5’7” wearing a blue mask and red hat walked up to the teller window and handed over an envelope. On the envelope was a hand written note for employees to cooperate, confirming it was a robbery. No weapon was shown and there was no evidence of a weapon present. Bank employees complied with the suspect’s demand and the suspect fled Stop & Shop with an undetermined amount of cash. It is believed the suspect fled in a smaller blue compact vehicle west bound on Route 1.

There were no reported injuries. This case in under investigation and there is no further information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery, or the suspect pictured below, is asked to please call the Fairfield Police Detective Bureau at (203)254-4840.

Anonymous tips by also be submitted by Texting ‘FPD’ along with your tip information to CRIMES (274637). Be sure to include FPD in your text message. You may also go to fpdct.com/tips.