Police looking for bank robbery suspects in Amherst, Depew

Police looking for bank robbery suspects
Police looking for bank robbery suspects
Posted at 8:47 PM, Aug 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-24 20:47:55-04

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.