Man empties register at appliance store

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Police are looking for the public’s help in locating the man who robbed an appliance store last week.

On August 3 around noon, a man entered Appliance Outlet on Broadway in Buffalo and emptied the register.

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The suspect is described as black, around 6′ tall. He was wearing grey-white and blue checkered shorts and a Notre Dame jacket.

The man looks strikingly similar to a suspect wanted in Cheektowaga for the attempted armed robbery of the Family Dollar on Genesee Street. That incident also took place on August 3, but in the morning.

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The Family Dollar is about three miles away from Appliance Outlet.

Anyone with information on the robbery at Appliance Outlet should call the confidential tipline at 847-2255. Anyone with information on the attempted robbery at Family Dollar should call detectives at 686-3979.

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