East Aurora Police Investigating Bank Robbery

January 26, 2012 Updated Jan 26, 2012 at 6:13 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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East Aurora Police Investigating Bank Robbery

January 26, 2012 Updated Jan 26, 2012 at 6:13 PM EDT

(WKBW release) The East Aurora Police Department said it is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday at 10:26 a.m. at the Five Star Bank at 211 Main Street. 

According to a news release from East Aurora Police:

The suspect entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money.  He then was given an unspecified amount of cash by the teller and fled out of the front entrance, traveling in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5-feet-10 and 220 pounds, and wearing a full beard.  He was wearing a black and white checkered flannel shirt or jacket, black pants, and a blue Buffalo Sabres logo baseball cap.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect in the photograph, or has any information regarding the robbery are asked to contact the East Aurora Police Department or Detective Rick Daminski at (716) 652-1111. They may also call the Department’s confidential tip line at 652-5404.