Woman avoids falling victim in Bristol robbery attempt

Published on Sunday, 11 February 2018 14:00


BRISTOL -- A woman narrowly escaped being robbed on Sunday, shortly after she withdrew money from a local ATM.

According to police, the victim sped away from Webster Bank, located at 150 Main St., before an unknown male could get inside her vehicle. 
Officers responded to the scene after receiving a 911 call at about 12:21 p.m., on the report of an attempted robbery.
The woman told police she had just withdrawn money from the drive-thru ATM when she noticed a white male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a scarf hiding his face, approach her vehicle and try to get inside through the passenger door. No injuries were reported and nothing was stolen, as the woman was able to quickly drive away before she could be robbed.
The suspect, who was holding an unknown object, has been described as having a medium build, standing about 5 foot 10 inches tall. 
Anyone with information on the suspect has been asked to contact police, who are investigating, at 860-584-3011.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol on Sunday, 11 February 2018 14:00. Updated: Sunday, 11 February 2018 14:06.