Police Search For Bank Robber In Alfred

January 5, 2013 Updated Jan 5, 2013 at 4:39 PM EDT

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Police Search For Bank Robber In Alfred

January 5, 2013 Updated Jan 5, 2013 at 4:39 PM EDT

ALFRED, NY (release) - State Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing the Community Bank at 39 North Main Street in the Village of Alfred.

The incident happened on Friday just after 1pm. Police say the suspect entered the bank handed tellers a note demanding money and received an undisclosed amount of money.

Alfred Police, working in conjunction with the NYSP, are in the initial stages of the investigation. The suspect did not display a weapon and fled on foot. An initial search was made of the downtown area by Alfred Police and Alfred State College Police with negative results.

The suspect is described as being approximately 6 feet tall; slim to medium build wearing a dark brown or green “Carhart” type hooded jacket, grey sweatpants and white sneakers with a blue athletic logo on them. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Alfred Police at 607-587-8877 or NYSP Amity at 585-268-9030.