Woman robs First Niagara Bank in Hamburg

Hamburg Police are looking for a woman in her 20s who robbed the First Niagara Bank on Lake Shore Road late Friday afternoon.

Authorities say the woman entered the bank around 4 p.m. and after getting cash, ran easterly down Route 5. She was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, a grey ski mask, a beige cap with a small visor, and was carrying a tan or beige colored bag. She was approximately 5’6″ and 160 pounds.

The town used its Code Red system to alert residents and businesses in the area. The FBI is assisting in the investigation.

Anyone who has any information should call police at 649-3800 ext. 0 .

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