Bank Robbery. Eastern Bank of Wareham

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On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at approximately 9:30 am, officers and detectives of the Wareham Police Department responded to the Eastern Bank on Main Street regarding a reported bank robbery. A bank employee reported that a white male, approximately 5’9” tall, weighing approximately 180 lbs., with dark brown facial hair, wearing dark clothing and sunglasses entered the bank and passed a note to a teller, indicating that he possessed a weapon and to hand over money. After receiving an undetermined amount of cash, the male left the building in an unknown direction. A weapon was not shown, and no bank employees were injured during the incident. Officers searched the Main Street area with negative results for the suspect.

The investigation of this incident is ongoing and information will be provided as necessary. Any person with information regarding the suspect, or the incident in general should contact the Wareham Police Department at (508) 295-1212, or (508) 295-1206 to request to speak with a detective. Information may also be provided by calling the anonymous tip line at (508) 291-2300, or by using the “Text-A-Tip” online service provided at

Photos of the suspect provided by Eastern Bank have been attached to this press release regarding possible identification.


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