AUBURN, Mass. – A man who allegedly robbed an Auburn Bank of America on Monday morning has been arrested after confessing to the crime, Auburn Police said.
At approximately 8:40 p.m. Monday, less than 12 hours from the time of the robbery, the Auburn Police Detective Bureau received an anonymous tip that a man matching the description of the Bank of America robbery suspect was in Millbury.
Millbury Police were contacted and located the man, Todd P. Mitchell, 35, of Medway. Mitchell was arrested on an unrelated warrant.
Auburn Detectives responded to the Millbury Police Department, and Mitchell matched the photographs depicted of the Bank of America robbery suspect, police said.
Detectives also noticed that the suspect in Millbury Police custody was wearing the clothing identical to that worn during the time of the Auburn robbery, police said.
The suspect agreed to be interviewed and subsequently confessed to the crime committed in Auburn, police said. The majority of the stolen money was recovered by Auburn detectives.
Mitchell remained in Millbury custody on the warrant and charges were filed on July 3 by Auburn detectives.
Mitchell will be charged in Worcester Central District Court with armed robbery at 376 Southbridge St. Auburn Police reported that he handed a bank teller a note demanding money and verbally threatened that he had a weapon.