Woman Charged in Cheektowaga Bank Robbery

Woman was spotted inside nearby school

Tom Puckett
August 11, 2017 - 5:00 pm
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Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police have a woman in custody after they say she robbed a bank.

Police say the robbery occurred around 2:20 at the Bank of America located at 3842 Harlem Rd. 

They say a woman walked inside the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money.  The teller complied and gave the suspect cash who then fled the area on foot and was described by the bank teller as a heavy set black female with pink fingernails, wearing a burka. 

Police searched the area and were able to track the suspect to the Community Charter School at 404 Edison St. Buffalo. 

She was taken into custody, Police say a positive ID and an arrest were made.

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