Thursday, June 17, 2010
On 06/17/2010 at approximately 11:30 am a white male wearing shorts and a T-shirt entered the Main Street Branch of the Newtown Savings Bank in Newtown, CT and demanded money from the teller. A note was passed to the teller that stated he had a gun. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash the suspect exited the bank. Newtown Police were called to the scene. A K9 was deployed to the scene to assist with locating the suspect who had apparently left the area. Investigation has led Police to believe the suspect to be Shane Parsons, age 36 formerly of Newtown. Parsons has an active warrant with Newtown on unrelated Burglary charges.