October 21, 2013

Eliot police seek help with bank robbery suspects

The men wore hoodies, white sneakers and blue jeans when they robbed Kennebunk Savings Bank on Saturday.

By Dennis Hoey dhoey@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

Eliot police on Monday released a video surveillance image of two men who robbed a local bank at gunpoint Saturday morning.

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A bank surveillance camera shows the men who robbed a Kennebunk Savings Bank branch in Eliot on Saturday morning.

Courtesy Eliot Police Department

Police Chief Theodor Short said he is hopeful that by releasing the surveillance image, which shows two men wearing hooded sweatshirts, someone might recognize the suspects.

Both men were wearing white sneakers and blue jeans at the time of the robbery. One of the men can be seen cradling a handgun in his right hand.

The robbers fled from the Kennebunk Savings Bank branch office with an undetermined amount of cash.

Short said his department is being assisted in the investigation by Maine State Police and the FBI.

Anyone with information concerning the robbery, which took place around 10:45 a.m., should contact Eliot Police at 207-439-1179.

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