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Police are searching for this man who allegedly robbed the Merrimac Savings Bank in Newton Thursday morning and then fled on a mountain bike. (COURTESY)

Search on for man who robbed Newton bank on bicycle


NEWTON — Police are hunting for a man who allegedly held up the Merrimac Savings Bank Thursday morning and then fled on a bicycle.

The robbery was reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. at the bank at 29 S. Main St.

According to authorities, the man didn't show a weapon but mentioned one in a note.

He was reportedly wearing a bright red baseball hat, a blue shirt, blue jeans, and white sneakers.

The man, believed to be in his mid-30s, fled the bank on a bicycle. The bike's color was described as either green and yellow or black.


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