UPDATE: The Bloomfield Police Department has released the following photos of the suspect who robbed the Provident Bank on August 3. These pictures were captured on the bank's surveillance cameras.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Det. Thomas Fano in the Bloomfield Police Department CID Unit: 973-680-4085 or 973-680-4084.
August 6, 2012:
Bloomfield police are investigating a robbery that took place Aug. 3 at the Provident Bank on Bloomfield Avenue.
The suspect, described as a heavyset black female approximately 5'4" tall, entered the building at around 5:34 p.m. She was wearing a light colored Capri-style denim pants and a pink t-shirt inscribed with the words 'I Love Holister" according to the police report.
The woman, who had a white/pink/green head wrap, oversized sunglasses and carried a large white tote-style shoulder bag, passed a note to the teller asking for money and threatening to use a gun.
Although no weapon was seen, the teller handed the suspect an undisclosed amount of money. According to police, she fled on foot north-east towards the Bloomfield Shopping Plaza at Grove Street and Bloomfield Avenue.
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