Police: 84-year-old man arrested in Torrington armed robbery

James Thompson, 84, of Avon, is charged with first-degree robbery and third-degree larceny in connection with the armed robbery at Litchfield Bancorp earlier in the week.

News 12 Staff

Jun 24, 2022, 10:11 AM

Updated 758 days ago

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Police say the suspect in the Torrington armed robbery has been arrested.

James Thompson, 84, of Avon, is charged with first-degree robbery and third-degree larceny in connection with the armed robbery at Litchfield Bancorp earlier in the week.

 Police say Thompson walked in to the bank wearing a cloth mask and a Green Bay Packers cap and ordered the teller to hand over cash.

Police conducted surveillance on the home and spotted a black 2006 Cadillac DTS the suspect had been seen in the driveway. 
Police say they found the handgun used in the robbery.


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