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Man held up People’s United Bank on Elm Street
Manchester police were searching for the man who robbed a bank on Elm Street on Wednesday morning.
Police were called to the People’s United Bank shortly after 9 a.m.
Officers said a man entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding cash.
He kept his hand in his pocket indicating that he might have a weapon, but no weapon was shown. No one was hurt.
The man was described as a white man, 35- to 45-years-old, 5 feet 5 inches tall and 120 pounds. He has black hair and was clean shaven.
The man was last seen wearing an olive jacket, dark running pants with stripes and dark shoes.
Daniel Cathcart charged in Stoughton bank robberies
STOUGHTON, Mass. — A Milton man was arraigned in Stoughton District Court on Friday in connection with two Stoughton bank robberies that the FBI said were carried out by a suspect authorities have dubbed the “Brim Beanie Bandit,” our news partners at the Enterprise News reported.
Daniel Cathcart, 45, of 27 Kenilworth Road, Milton, has been charged with armed robbery and other charges in connection with the two Stoughton cases.
During the arraignment, Cathcart’s bail was set at $150,000 with the stipulation that if he makes bail he must wear a GPS device.
Authorities believe that the “Brim Beanie Bandit” has been involved in six bank robberies across the region including, a TD Bank in Quincy on Dec. 10, South Shore Bank in Stoughton on Dec. 13, a TD Bank in Needham on Dec.19, Braintree Cooperative Bank in Braintree on Dec. 23, South Shore Savings in Stoughton again Jan. 6, and Dedham Savings Bank in Dedham on Jan. 10.
The suspect always appeared in a brimmed beanie, either black or gray in color. He did not show a weapon, but he claimed to have a gun and threatened children in a notes passed to tellers.
However, Cathcart was not charged Friday in connection with any of the other robberies that the “Brim Beanie Bandit” has committed.