The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department received a call reporting a bank robbery at Citizens Bank at 32 Vassar Road in the Red Oaks Mill area of Poughkeepsie on Wednesday at approximately 1:17PM, police said. Officers from the patrol division conducted an area check with the assistance of K9 and detective divisions and were still on the scene as of 2:30pm.

A witness who asked to remain anonymous said that a white male in his 30s wearing sunglasses, scarf, and beanie was seen fleeing from the rear of the bank.

Town police are requesting that anyone with information contact the detective division at 845-486-3670.

The bank was the site of an attempted robbery in February. In that incident, the suspect was described as a white male in his 70s.

This story will be updated when additional information is released.


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