NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005 / 04:15 PM
SUBJECT:FIRST NIAGARA BANK ROBBED


Detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at the First Niagara bank branch at 1742 Union Street at about 12:20 this afternoon.

A man entered the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money. The man said that he had a gun, but none was displayed. The teller complied with the man’s demand and gave him an amount of money that is not being disclosed at this time. The man then left the bank in an unknown direction.

No one was injured in the incident.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’10” tall, about 180 pounds, medium build. He was wearing a cream-colored baseball cap and a ¾-length blue denim jacket.

This man may be the same person who has committed other recent bank robberies in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Schenectady Police.