PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (NEWS CENTER) - Portsmouth police have arrested a man in connection to a Friday bank robbery on State Street.
Officials have arrested 27-year-old Jamie Pointer of 115 Ledgewood Drive of Portsmouth, NH, in connection with the robbery of Newburyport Five Cent Savings Bank.
Police say that the report came in just before 2pm. Witnesses said that the suspect had changed clothes and then left on bicycle. Bank employees worked with detectives to obtain images of the subject and distributed them to area law enforcement.
Officials say that at 3:00 p.m. New Hampshire State Trooper Anthony Cattabrigga located a subject matching the photographs in the area of Grafton Road. After further investigation the suspect was arrested.
Portsmouth police ask if anyone has information about the robbery to contact lead detective, Rebecca Hester at (603)610-7649, or Portsmouth Police Dispatch at (603)436-2145.