New details released on suspect, vehicle in Oneida bank robbery

By WKTV News

ONEIDA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police are releasing further details about the suspect and vehicle they believe were involved in a January 3 bank robbery in the City of Oneida.

Authorities say that around 4:58 p.m. on Thursday, January 3, a suspect walked into the bank, not displaying any weapons and passed a note to the teller indicating that he was armed.

Police say the bank teller gave the suspect cash from the drawer and he fled the scene in an SUV, which they believe may be a GMS or Cadillac SUV, possibly around a 2005 model, gray or tan in color.

Police say the suspect's vehicle was parked facing west as you exit the bank doors.

According to authorities, the suspect's vehicle left going around the back row, next to Genesee Street, of the Price Chopper Plaza parking lot, down the row next to Broad Street, exiting onto Broad Street and traveling north on Broad Street. The suspect was driving erratically, almost striking other vehicles and a pedestrian and reportedly passing vehicles as it traveled north on Broad Street, police added. Following the robbery the vehicle left the scene traveling northbound on Broad Street in the City of Oneida.

Any one that was in the area and saw the vehicle is asked to call Oneida City Police at 315-363-2323. All calls will be kept confidential.

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