First Niagara Bank Robbed in Amherst

November 26, 2011 Updated Nov 27, 2011 at 2:25 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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First Niagara Bank Robbed in Amherst

November 26, 2011 Updated Nov 27, 2011 at 2:25 AM EDT

AMHERST, NY (WKBW-TV) - Amherst Police are investigating a bank robbery at the First Niagara bank at 4950 Main Street. Police say the incident occurred around 5:45 on Friday evening when the suspect jumped the counter and stole an undetermined amount of cash.

Police described the suspect as 5'07' to 5'09" tall. He was
wearing red sweat pants, a brown hooded jacket, brown cloth gloves and an off white mask with small eye openings.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Amherst Police at 689-1337.