AMHERST, NY-- Amherst Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed the M&T Bank on Main Street near the UB south campus Monday afternoon.
Detectives say the suspect walked into the bank around 2:15pm, approached a teller; handed her black pillow case with cream colored stripes and demanded cash. He then left the bank, crossed Kenmore Avenue to the Walgreens parking lot across from the bank, where he got into a vehicle occupied by an unknown driver.
The driver of the vehicle then drove off westbound on Main Street.
The suspect who robbed the bank is described as a black male, about 35-years-old, 5'9", weighting about 170 pounds. He was wearing a dark green jacket over a blue hooded sweatshirt. At the time of the robbery, he had a dark blue bandana covering his face.
The getaway car is described as a dark green, mid-90's Pontiac Bonneville.