Police looking for bank robbery suspects in Amherst, Depew

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Police in Amherst and Depew are both investigating similar bank robberies involving what might have been a male suspect dressed as a woman.

Depew Police report the first robbery happened Thursday at Northwest Savings Bank in the 2000 block of George Urban Boulevard at 2:15 p.m.

Police say the person ran from the bank with cash, wearing a black baseball cap, a sweat shirt and black pants.

Amherst Police report the Bank of America in the Getzville Plaza on Millersport Highway was targeted around​ ​3:40​ ​p.m.​

According to police, the suspect,​ ​dressed​ ​as​ ​a​ ​female,​ ​entered​ ​the​ ​bank​, demanded money​ ​and​ ​got away with​ ​cash.​

Anyone​ with information​ ​is​ ​asked​ ​to​ ​call the Amherst​ ​Police​ ​Detective​ ​Bureau​ ​at​ ​(716) 689-1360 and/or the Depew Detective Bureau at (716) 685-5793 Ext 6.

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