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Pittsfield Man Arrested After Berkshire Bank Robbery
08:23AM / Thursday, December 01, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass.— The Pittsfield Police released a statement late Wednesday night indicating that they arrested Louis Hoffman in connection to the Berkshire Bank attempted robbery.
 
Hoffman, 32 of Pittsfield, was taken into custody and charged with crimes related to the robbery. He is expected to be arraigned Thursday, Dec. 1, at Pittsfield District Court.
 
On Wednesday, Nov. 30 at approximately 09:21 AM, Pittsfield Police Officers were dispatched to Berkshire Bank at 66 West Street for a hold-up alarm. 
 
Information from dispatch was that a robbery was in progress. 
 
According to witnesses at the scene, the suspect was described as a white male that wore a brown hat, black jacket, jeans, mask, and sunglasses. 
 
The suspect had passed a handwritten note demanding money. The suspect fled the scene and headed towards the McKay Street parking deck. 
 
No cash was taken, no injuries were reported and no weapon was displayed.
 
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