PITTSFIELD -- The Pittsfield Police Department has released photographs of the suspect wanted in connection with a daylight bank robbery that took place on Friday afternoon.
The female robber, wearing dark clothes, a baseball style hat and dark sunglasses, made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Greylock Federal Credit Union's branch on Elm Street just before 4:30 p.m..
The bank was crowded when she committed the crime, a witness said.
According to Pittsfield Police Lt. Michael Grady, the suspect is a white female, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-7, with a slim build.
They believe her baseball cap had a Harley-Davidson logo on it.
The suspect had a dark-colored ponytail hanging out of the back of the hat, but police are not sure whether the ponytail was part of a disguise.
"We're not sure if it's real or not," said Grady.
After handing a note to the teller, the woman fled the bank with a lime-green teller's bag containing an undisclosed amount of money. Grady said they believe the woman headed northeast and left the area in a dark-colored sedan that was parked at the former Harry's Supermarket, which went out of business last month.
Police say no weapons were mentioned or displayed during the crime.
A witness told the Eagle that she saw the robber hand the teller a note before the bank worker passed her a bag of money.
The robber casually walked out of the bank, said Tracy Potter of Hinsdale, and as soon as the robber left, the teller broke down crying.
Police searched the area for the suspect and spoke to a number of eyewitnesses following the robbery. No arrests have been made as of Monday evening.
"We're pursuing all leads," said Grady. "It's an on-going investigation."
The lead investigator is Detective Thomas Harrington. Anyone with information about Friday's incident is asked to contact the Pittsfield Police Department's detective bureau at 413-448-9705.
The robbery is the latest in a series of similar crimes that have plagued Pittsfield for the last several months, that included a series of armed robberies of convenience stores this winter.
Police allege that Danielle Kenyon, a former nurse from Pittsfield, was responsible for a string of armed robberies of city businesses that occurred in February and March. Arrested on March 17, Kenyon has been charged with four counts of armed robbery while masked. She is currently being held in the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction on $50,000 bail.