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Springfield bank robbed at gunpoint by man with fake beard

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A man with a handgun robbed the People's Bank on Sumner Avenue in Springfield on Thursday morning. A man with a handgun robbed the People's Bank on Sumner Avenue in Springfield on Thursday morning.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

A man with a fake beard robbed the PeoplesBank on Sumner Avenue Thursday morning and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Springfield police Sgt. John Delaney said officers were called to the bank at 1240 Sumner Ave. at about 11:20 a.m. after a black male armed with a gun entered the bank and demanded cash.

The robber fled the scene in a bright blue car. Nobody was injured in the robbery.

Springfield police detectives are currently investigating the robbery.

Delaney said there are surveillance images of the suspect and that the photos will be disseminated to the press shortly. 

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