FALL RIVER — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery this week.

Police say the suspect entered the BayCoast Bank on Robeson Street at around 2 p.m. on Tuesday. The suspect had partially covered his face and was wearing sunglasses. He reportedly walked up to a teller window, held a note up to the glass, and demanded money. The teller gave the suspect some cash before he fled the bank on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male between 25 and 30 years old, approximately 5'8" with a medium build, and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, dark sunglasses, and gloves.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect's identity is asked to contact Detective Lawrence D. Ferreira of the Fall River Police Department at 508-324-2796 or the anonymous tip line at 508-672-TIPS (8477).

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