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.

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