NEW BEDFORD - Police are investigating the unarmed robbery Wednesday of Santander Bank, 909 Ashley Blvd.

Police responded to the bank at 4:44 p.m. after a report that a suspect robbed the bank and fled with an undetermined amount of cash. No weapon was shown and no injuries were reported.

The suspect was described as a white male, 40 to 50, wearing sunglasses, a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.

New Bedford police are investigating the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 508-991-6350 or the anonymous tip line at 508-992-7463 or e-mail

-New Bedford Police