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Fairfield Police Searching for Armed Bank Robbers

The Fairfield County Credit Union on Black Rock Turnpike was robbed by three armed men Monday.

Surveillance camera shot of suspects. Credit: Fairfield Police
Surveillance camera shot of suspects. Credit: Fairfield Police

Police are searching for three men who allegedly robbed a Fairfield bank Monday.  

According to police, a bank robbery was reported from the Fairfield County Credit Union at 1515 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, on Jan. 27 at approximately 12:06 p.m.

Three suspects arrived at the bank in a blue 1996 Buick Century, 4-door, with CT reg. 136-XYB.  It was later learned that the vehicle was stolen from Trumbull Avenue in Bridgeport that morning. The vehicle is still active and has not been recovered, according to police.

One male operator stayed in the vehicle and was described as wearing a red jacket. The other two males entered the bank, one wearing a blue hooded sweat shirt. He brandished a handgun and demanded money from the teller, an undetermined amount of money was taken.  All three suspects are described as black males, no age or other information was provided, according to police.

The suspects fled the scene in the stolen vehicle, southbound on Black Rock Turnpike toward Interstate 95. No injuries were reported and officers from surrounding towns were notified, according to police.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Fairfield Detective Bureau at (203) 254-4800.  

Jodi January 29, 2014 at 07:34 AM
Allegedly robbed a bank? Sounds like they did...
Ajack January 29, 2014 at 09:11 AM
That's a word that has to go. Too much legalese has crept into our speak.
brian kelly January 30, 2014 at 08:38 AM
i am getting desensitized to this. it would appear that every week a bank gets robed at gun point in the town of fairfield. don't even bother trying to find them, they are back in the projects in bridgeport laughing their asses off...
Chuck E. Arla January 30, 2014 at 10:21 AM
The bank was definitely robbed. When suspects are arrested the state will ALLEGE that they did it and seek applicable criminal charges against them. The state will then have the burden of proving that they did it. What are they teaching in J-school these days?
Ajack January 31, 2014 at 09:40 AM
Maybe we should pay the police on how many robberies they stop in the process. Seems like they react well , with their 'black' cars sudo-military style outfits, to after the fact situations. Brian , you are correct. Movies glorify how good the police are at stopping crime and catching the bad guys. The media is also too friendly with their service to the public. Fact is they don't catch that many bad guys at all. But let's pay them a lot and smoother them with benefits that none of us in the real world have. Had an instance where a contractor's people stole money from the house. Called the police. An arrogant cop came to the house. Came to the house and proceeded to blame my kid for leaving the money out in their wallet on a table in our living room.Never did a damn thing to go after the guys.
Joeseph Biff February 05, 2014 at 06:28 AM
Banks are going to be more aware of who they let walk through the door.If someone is wearing a hoodie they should not be allowed in.On the Run gas station on Black Rock Turnpike has a sign posted on their front door.

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