Chelsea Police have made an arrest in todays robbery of the TD Bank at 457 Broadway. Chelsea officers responded to an alarm activation at the bank at 4:42 PM. Officers were given a description and direction of flight of the suspect. That information led officers to the suspect who was removed off of an MBTA bus on Meridian Street in East Boston. Robert Rezendez, age 66 of Boston was placed under arrest without incident at that location. Chelsea officers recovered money and other evidence from Rezendez at the time of his arrest. No weapon was reportedly used in the robbery. Rezendez will be arraigned in Chelsea District Court on Wednesday.
Chelsea Police are working with the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force in the continuing investigation..
Police remind the community they can report crimes or suspicious activity anonymously in various formats. Citizens can call the 24 hr “tips” line at 617-466-4880, email reports directly from the department’s website at www.chelseapolice.com or download for free the MYPD App that is compatible with both Android and Apple smartphones. All three ways are monitored and anonymous