Buffalo Man Arrested in Connection to Two Bank Robberies

June 15, 2013 Updated Jun 15, 2013 at 11:53 AM EDT

By WKBW News

...

Buffalo Man Arrested in Connection to Two Bank Robberies

June 15, 2013 Updated Jun 15, 2013 at 11:53 AM EDT

Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Buffalo man was arrested and charged with committing two bank robberies.

The United States Attorney’s Office announced 23-year-old Jason Berg was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with committing the robberies.

Attorneys say according to the complaint, the defendant robbed the M&T Bank, located on Tonawanda Avenue in Buffalo, on May 16th, and the M&T Bank, located on Hertel Avenue in Buffalo, on June 12th. The complaint says Berg passed notes to the bank tellers indicating he possessed a specific firearm and demanded specific amounts of money.

Berg made an initial appearance Friday in court and is being detained. He is due back in court on June 17th.