Armed, masked man robs Lockport bank


LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – A masked man with a handgun entered a Lockport bank shortly after noon on Tuesday and demanded money.

An employee called 911 after the suspect fled the M&T Bank on Walnut Street.

The suspect is described as a black male around 5’6″ tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black and white checkered hat, a blue zip-up hooded sweatshirt, and baggie dark blue jeans.


If you recognize the suspect or have information about the holdup, you can call police at 439-6666 or leave a confidential tip at 439-6707. 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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