One arrested, one sought in restaurant armed robbery

Dunkirk Police have arrested one of two men they say held up a restaurant last month, but the other suspect remains at-large.

Officers arrested 24-year-old Jhensen Sanchez Wednesday afternoon following a lengthy investigation into the armed robbery of Alma Latina Mex Restaurant on Cliffstar Drive on January 23. Sanchez is charged with two counts of first degree robbery.

His alleged accomplice, 33-year-old Santos Martinez, is still being sought by police. His last known address was on Lincoln Avenue in Dunkirk. Anyone with information is asked to call Dunkirk Police at 366-2266 or their confidential tipline at 363-0313.

Sanchez is being held on $100,000 bail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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