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Buffalo police bust suspected bank bandit

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Posted at 9:24 PM, Mar 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-07 21:24:06-05

Police have arrested a man accused of targeting two Buffalo banks within ten minutes of each other Monday afternoon.

Investigators caught up with 42 year-old Robert Stanley after they say the Buffalo man robbed one bank, and tried to rob a second location just minutes later.

Investigators say two separate banks on Elmwood Avenue were targeted.  No weapon was displayed in either incident.

Stanley was arrested around 3:30 Monday afternoon on the 200 block of Richmond Avenue by Central District Officers. 

He's currently being held on several charges including, robbery and attempted robbery.