Update from BPD News:
At about 1:15 PM, on Monday, March 6, 2023, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) and District C-11 (Dorchester), responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at 535 Columbia Road in Dorchester (Santander Bank).
The suspect walked into the bank, approached the counter and handed the teller a note demanding money. No weapons were shown. The suspect, later identified as David Laffey, 60, of Watertown, fled the bank on foot with an unknown amount of money.
Officers located David Laffey in the area of 20 Cushing Avenue, he was positively identified and placed under arrest. He was charged with; Unarmed Robbery (Bank) and is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court..
According to the Citizen app – there was a bank robbery on Monday afternoon at the Santander Bank. BPD responded to a call stating that a person passed a note to a teller demanding money and simulated having a gun.
The suspect was described as a white male, wearing a green hat, blue jacket and carrying a green bag. There was a dye pack inside the bag with the money. The robbery task force was called to the scene. The dye pack and suspect were located in the area of 15 Stoughton Street.
See the report below:
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