Daily Dose of Great Police Work: BPD Officers Arrest Suspect in Downtown Bank Robbery


At about 5:58 PM on Thursday, April 19, 2018, officers from District A-1 (Downtown) responded to for a bank robbery in progress at the TD Bank in the area of 24 Winter Street.  Upon arrival, officers met with bank teller who reported an unknown suspect handed her a note claiming it was a robbery. The suspect motioned towards his right coat pocket and threatened to shoot the victim if she did not give him the money. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money before he fled the scene.

At about 11:00 PM on Thursday, April 19, 2018, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Washington Street at School Street to assist Transit Police who were off with a possible suspect in relation to the TD Bank robbery from earlier that evening. Upon arrival, officers observed Transit Police with a male fitting the suspect's description from the bank robbery.

Officers arrested Kenneth M. Chase, 49, of Hyannis, MA and charged him with Armed Bank Robbery. The suspect will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.