Cold cash, hot crime: Robberies spike during Holidays

Police say they see a spike in bank robberies around the holidays, but there seems to be little agreement as to why


By Lisa Redmond
Lowell Sun

LOWELL — A plethora of holiday lights and Christmas carols playing nonstop on the radio aren't the only signs of the season. A spike in robberies is another bellwether, local police say.

Every year, police say they see a spike in bank robberies around the holidays, but there seems to be little agreement as to why.

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