Just after 10:30 am Tuesday, the Maple Avenue Branch of the Claremont Savings Bank was robbed. Police say the suspect is a white male wearing a black winter ski hat / mask with two eye holes and a mouth hole, khaki cargo pants with flaps on the pockets, black sneakers with red highlights, a beige colored canvas type coat (Carhart or Barn type coat) with single pocket on left chest and a gold ring on left ring finger. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money and ran to the parking area of Moody Park where it is believed he got into a vehicle and fled the area heading towards the Claremont Junction. Shortly after the robbery a caller reported a motor vehicle complaint for a vehicle passing on the double yellow line at a very high rate of speed in the school zone on Maple Avenue heading towards Claremont Junction. This vehicle was described as a smaller four door S.U.V. with no roof rack, dull silver or dull grey in color.
The robbery is currently under investigation. Anyone with any possible information is asked to call the Claremont Police Department at 542-9538. Responding to the scene to assist was New Hampshire State Police, Troop C and members of the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department.