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Manchester police issued this surveillance footage of the robber inside Citizen's Bank on Brown Avenue in Manchester Thursday afternoon. (Courtesy)

Citizens Bank robbed Thursday afternoon in Manchester

MANCHESTER - Police said a man wearing a ski mask and carrying a silver handgun entered the Citizens Bank at 2035 Brown Ave. Thursday afternoon and demanded money, fleeing on foot.

Police Lt. Michael Hurley said the robber, who was wearing a ski mask and carrying a black bag, told a teller to fill the bag with money. Hurley said police received notice of the robbery at 2:35 p.m.

The robber then fled on foot in the direction of the neighborhood behind the bank, which is just off Interstate 293.

Hurley said the robber was described as about 5-foot-3, with a slim build, wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, and jeans.

Hurley said video of the robbery would be available later.