Police: Man robs bank dressed as construction worker

Posted at 4:30 PM, Mar 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-06 16:30:08-05

Police in Amherst are looking for a man who robbed a bank Monday afternoon dressed as a construction worker.

Police said the man entered the Key Bank on Main Street around 1 p.m., presented a note demanding money and took an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect then left the bank on foot. Police said he possibly got into an older dark colored SUV and left the area in an unknown direction.

Police described the man as 5'10" tall, between 45-55 years old with a medium build and gray hair. He was dressed in a black coat with an orange safety vest, yellow construction style hard helmet and what appeared to be safety glasses.

Anyone that has information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 716-689-1329.