Man with drawn on beard robs a credit union

Posted at 4:02 PM, Feb 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-27 17:14:25-05

Ellicott Police say a school was on lockdown Monday morning while they searched for a bank robbery suspect.

Police say Kyle Senear, 22, robbed the Greater Chautauqua Credit Union in Falconer at 9:20 Monday morning.

At the time of the robbery, Senear had a beard drawn on his face with a marker.

Police say there is no indication that he used or threatened to use a weapon. He fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police found Senear at a residence in Jamestown early Monday afternoon. He is charged with robbery and awaiting arraignment.

Ellicott Police were assisted on the scene by New York State Police K-9, Chautauqua County Sheriff's K-9, NYSP troopers and deputies from the Sheriff's Office.

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