Suspect in Milford Bank Robbery Arrested

Two Milford police officers who were working a private duty construction road job on Monday arrested a suspect in a bank robbery.

A customer who had been at Milford Bank, at 205 Bridgeport Ave., approached the officers at noon and reported the bank was being robbed, police said.

After obtaining a description of the robber, police apprehended 53-year-old Stephen Brill, a Florida resident who has been staying in Milford.

Police said he had approached a teller, said he had a gun and wanted money. Brill never displayed a weapon and was not found with one, police said. He was holding the money in his hand when he left the bank, police said.

Brill is charged with first-degree larceny and was held on $100,000 bond.

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