Boston Police say a white man in his 30s robbed the Eastern Bank in the middle of the Centre/South district on Monday. Police received a call about the robbery at 4:17 p.m. The robber did not show a firearm, according to Boston Police Officer Jamie Kenneally. The man stood about 5 feet, 9 inches and wore a blue jacket and blue knit hat. The bank branch is at 687 Centre St.
A mustachioed and goateed robber knocked over Eastern Bank in busy Centre/South on Tuesday morning. Boston Police report receiving a panic alarm from the 687 Centre St. bank at 10:12 a.m. A bank employee told officers a man walked into the bank and said he wanted to open an account. He tried to pass a note written on a legal-size envelope, but the teller couldn't retrieve it, police report. The man repeatedly told the teller, "Give me what's in your hand, this is a robbery!"