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Bank robbery suspect arrested thanks to K9 Paddy

Posted at 1:18 PM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 14:45:46-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Police were able to capture a suspected bank robber thanks to a loyal K-9.

Buffalo police say the suspect walked into a bank on Bailey Avenue Monday morning. The suspect handed the teller a note demanding money-- then drove away in a black SUV.

Officers were able to locate the man to his home using surveillance camera footage. K9 Paddy entered the house and found the suspect in a closet hiding under clothes.

Lance Malone is charged with attempted robbery.