Man displays gun during bank robbery

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man with a gun robbed the M&T Bank on Broad Street in the City of Tonawanda Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the suspect entered the bank around 3 p.m. and displayed a handgun while demanding money. He fled the area in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as 5’11” tall with a medium build. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue hooded sweatshirt and a blue bandana over his face.

Anyone with information can contact the City of Tonawanda Police at 692-2121. 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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