West Bridgewater: Bank robbed and suspects still at large

A bank in West Bridgewater was robbed Monday afternoon by two men wearing ski masks and sun glasses, and who were armed with guns.

The two suspects are described as white males, wearing hoodies and armed with a pump shotgun and handgun, who held up the Mansfield Bank at 728 West Center Street, and then fled in a black Crown Victoria sedan, west on Route 106 toward Easton.

The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Braintree. The vehicle was found a short time later at 765 West Center Street in West Bridgewater, unoccupied.

Tracking dogs and and the state police were then called in to assist.


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