GREENWICH, Conn. -- A man robbed an ATM service engineer at gunpoint and fled with a still to be determined amount of cash, Greenwich police said.
Around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, an ATM service technician was loading the exterior ATM of the Chase Bank located at the intersection of W. Putnam Avenue and Dearfield Drive. The technician had the cabinet open when a suspect suddenly appeared from behind the service technician's work van brandishing a pistol, police said.
The victim fled on foot and was unhurt. The victim contacted the police. Upon arrival of the officers, the suspect was gone with a yet to be determined amount of cash from the ATM, police said.
The victim describes the suspect as a white male approximately 6 feet tall and heavyset.
The suspect was wearing a bright (possibly yellow) hoodie sweatshirt and dark pants. The suspect had the hood drawn tightly across his face obscuring his features.
The Greenwich Police Department's Detective Division believe that the suspect was lying in wait for the victim and asks anyone with any information regarding this incident to contact the Crime TipLine at: 1(800) 372-1176 or (203) 622-3333 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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