Police: New Rochelle librarian arrested in bank robbery

Police say 56-year-old Mary Thompson robbed Chase Bank on North Avenue. She slipped the teller a note claiming to have a gun and demanding $100,000, according to authorities.

News 12 Staff

May 22, 2021, 8:26 PM

Updated 1,129 days ago

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Police confirm that a suspect in a New Rochelle bank robbery this week has been arrested.
The suspect is a librarian at New Rochelle Public Library, they say.
Police say 56-year-old Mary Thompson robbed Chase Bank on North Avenue. She slipped the teller a note claiming to have a gun and demanding $100,000, according to authorities.
She left with about $7,000 in cash but was arrested shortly after.
Thompson faces a robbery charge.


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