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Police, FBI searching for armed and dangerous bank robbery suspect

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Posted at 9:17 PM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-01 21:26:57-05

LAKEWOOD, N.Y. (WKBW) — Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect considered armed and dangerous.

According to the FBI, around 4:30 pm Friday, a heavily-disguised individual robbed the Five Star Bank on East Fairmount Avenue in Lakewood. The person is described as possibly being a white male, around 60-years old, six feet tall and weighing 250-275 pounds.

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Officials say the suspect used a gun to order employees into one room. No one was hurt.

Police are also looking for a truck of interest, a 1997 or 1998 Ford F-250.

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The Lakewood-Busti Police Department is leading the investigation in the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call 716-763-9563.