Police Looking for Cattaraugus County Bank Robber

June 5, 2011 Updated Jun 5, 2011 at 8:49 PM EDT

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Police Looking for Cattaraugus County Bank Robber

June 5, 2011 Updated Jun 5, 2011 at 8:49 PM EDT

Cattaraugus County, NY (WKBW)

Delevan Elementary - Pioneer Central Middle School - Pioneer Central High School went into "lockdown" mode Friday afternoon after a bank robbery suspect fled on foot.

According to New York State Police in Machias, the bank robbery apparently happened at an M&T Bank on North Main Street. The suspect fled on foot, closing parts of Route 16 near the schools for a period of time.

The suspect remains at large at the time of this posting.

The suspect is described as a white male, with dark hair wearing a black baseball cap. He is wearing dark pants with a hoodie tied around his waist.. The suspect is believed to be carrying a black bag, thought to be filled with cash from the robbery, an undetermined amount of money in small bills.

Eyewitness News will continue to monitor the story and will have the latest as the search continues.