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Great Barrington Police Investigating Bank Robbery; Suspects Arrested

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Police issued an arrest warrant for Eric James Sheridan who allegedly robbed the Salisbury Bank & Trust earlier this week. (Courtesy Photo)
Update: Eric J. Sheridan, 36, of Connecticut and a woman, Rachelle Winter, 30, of East Providence, R.I., were arrested Wednesday after allegedly being involved in a bank robbery in Fall Village in the town of Canaan, Conn.
Both suspects are being treated at Sharon ( Conn.) Hospital after crashing their 2014 red Fiat 500, the same vehicle seen fleeing from Monday's robbery of Salisbury Bank in Great Barrington.
Sheridan had allegedly passed a note to a teller at Salisbury Bank demanding money. He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in the Fiat, which has Rhode Island plates

Posted Feb. 15 at 2:31 p.m.: GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Police have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect allegedly involved in a bank robbery that occurred Monday at Salisbury Bank & Trust Co.

Eric James Sheridan, 36, of Danielson, Conn., is wanted on charges of unarmed robbery and larceny more than $250. 
On Monday, Feb. 13, Great Barrington Police responded to Salisbury Bank, 210 Main St., for a report of a robbery.
Upon arrival, officers were informed that a man, later identified as Sheridan, entered the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding money. Sheridan then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in a red 2014 Fiat 500 with Rhode Island license plates, according to police.
Chief William Walsh said police are continuing to search for a second suspect who is believed to have been a passenger in the vehicle. 
Although no weapon was shown during the robbery on Feb. 13, Sheridan should be considered armed and dangerous. 
This investigation is being conducted by Great Barrington Police and the Berkshire County Law Enforcement Task Force, including state police detectives assigned to the Berkshire County district attorney's office. 
Anyone who has information regarding this incident, or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time of the robbery, should immediately contact Great Barrington Police at 413-528-0306.

Posted Monday, Feb. 13, 8:31 p.m.: GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Chief William Walsh reports that the Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday afternoon.

Police responded at about 3:30 p.m. to the Salisbury Bank branch on Main Street. Upon arrival, officers were informed that a man entered the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding money. The suspect fled with a quantity of cash southbound on Route 7.

Police believe that a second suspect was waiting for him in a getaway vehicle.

The primary suspect is described as a white man in his late 20s or early 30s, between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-9, with a thin build, weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing sunglasses and a gray sweat shirt.

No weapon was shown, and no one was injured.

The Great Barrington Police Department is investigating the incident with assistance from the state police.

If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area, they are urged to call Great Barrington Police at 413-528-0306.

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