Man faces judge in Westport Citibank robbery

A Shelton man faced a judge today on charges that he robbed a Westport bank last week.

James Watson is accused of robbing a Westport Citibank.

James Watson is accused of robbing a Westport Citibank. (12/28/12)

WESTPORT - A Shelton man faced a judge today on charges that he robbed a Westport bank last week.

James Watson, 44, is accused of robbing the Citibank on Post Road last Friday. Watson allegedly walked into the bank, showed the teller a knife and a note and demanded money.

Police say they found the trench coat, hat and knife he used about a mile away.

Watson is being held on $50,000 bail and is due again in court in Stamford on Jan. 11

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