BRATTLEBORO—A suspect in the robbery of the People’s United Bank on Main Street surrendered to law enforcement in the early hours of Dec. 27.
According to a press release from the Vermont State Police, Matthew T. Martin, 31, of Weathersfield, surrendered without incident in Weathersfield.
Martin was arrested on multiple warrants. He is alleged to have committed robberies in New Hampshire and Vermont.
He is suspected in the Dec. 14 robbery of People’s United Bank on Main Street in Brattleboro.
According to a press release from the Brattleboro Police Department, Martin is alleged to have posed as a woman to rob the bank holding a handgun. Martin is also alleged to have threatened employees by saying he had a bomb and that it would detonate if employees activated any alarms.
Martin is said to have left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.
The bomb was a hoax.
According to the BPD, Martin is being held at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield on $50,000 bail pending his arraignment for Assault and Robbery, Larceny from a Person, and Placing a Hoax Device for the Brattleboro robbery.