Police in Moncton are investigating after two banks were robbed within an hour of each other Friday night.

Codiac RCMP say the first robbery happened at the Bank of Nova Scotia on Mountain Road around 5 p.m.

They say a man entered the bank, armed with a firearm, and demanded cash.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene.

Witnesses described the suspect as about 5’8” to 5’10”, about 25 to 35 years old, and spoke English. He was wearing a black ‘Ecko’ hoodie with a white emblem on the front, a black hat, and a black bandana with white markings covering his face.

About an hour later, a man robbed the Royal Bank of Canada on Champlain Street in Dieppe, N.B.

The suspect entered the bank with a firearm demanding cash. The man fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was described as a white man between 5’8 and 6''0 with a thin build. He was wearing a black ball cap with an unknown logo, a dark jacket, blue jeans, and a black bandana over his face. 

Police have not yet determined whether the robberies are connected.

There were no injuries in either incident.

Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to contact Codiac Regional RCMP or Crime Stoppers.