A woman robbed a bank in Union Square Tuesday morning, according to reports on Twitter. Police scanner transmissions at around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday seemed to confirm that police are searching for the suspect.
According to @AlertNewEngland, which monitors police and fire scanner transmissions, the bank robbery happened near 52 Union Square shortly before 11:15 a.m.
AlertNewEngland said the woman was white, about 35 years old, wearing a dark hooded jacket, sunglasses, black gloves and white pants. The Twitter feed, reporting on scanner transmissions, said "a red dye pack was given and exploded."
52 Union Square is near the Citizens Bank, which was robbed two weeks previously, on Oct. 15. The suspect in that robbery was arrested on Oct. 16 in New Hampshire.
As of 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, scanner reports indicated police were searching the area for the suspect, who would have pink stains on her pants.
Coverage of previous Union Square bank robbery
Union Square Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested in New Hampshire