Cheektowaga Police on the hunt for bank robbery suspect

10/05/17 KeyBank robbery suspect. CPD photo.
10/05/17 KeyBank robbery suspect. CPD photo.

CHEEKTOWAGA – The Cheektowaga Police are seeking leads from the public in identifying a bank robbery suspect.

KeyBank robbery suspect on October 6, 2017. CPD Photo
KeyBank robbery suspect on October 6, 2017. CPD Photo

Police say this man held up the KeyBank at 1675 Walden Avenue around 3:44 pm Thursday.  According to police reports, the man handed the teller a note saying he was robbing the bank.  No weapon was displayed or mentioned but he did take off with an undetermined amount of cash.  It was not clear if the man had a getaway car or if he fled on foot.

A search of the nearby area with the help of a state police K9 resulted in negative results. 

The suspect is described by police as a 30-year-old dark skinned black man.  He was wearing a tan coat, brown pants, sunglasses, and a tan brimmed hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Cheektowaga Police at 716-686-3500.