By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer
Hartford Police is investigating a recent bank robbery on Franklin Avenue
The first suspect, Eric Jimenez, 35, of Hartford was arrested for first degree robbery and third degree larceny.
The second suspect, Carlos Salgado, 47, of Hartford was arrested for third degree larceny, for engaging police in a pursuit, reckless driving and interfering with police.
According to police, officers responded to reports of a silent hold up at to rob People’s Bank at 290 Franklin Ave.
On Nov. 6, the first suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money and implying that he was armed with a firearm and a bomb, police said.
Hartford Detectives are still trying to locate Jimenez. Also, Wethersfield PD Detectives were in Hartford investigating a different bank robbery in their jurisdiction with a similar suspect description and M.O.
While in Manchester the suspect’s car was spotted and police pursued him after he drove away. Officers pursued the suspect and vehicle, which abruptly stopped and they fled on foot. Police then pursued and apprehended the suspects in the area of Capitol Avenue and Laurel Street.
The suspect vehicle, a 2003 Cadillac CTS, had previously been stolen vehicle from East Hartford, police said.