Amherst Police catch accused robber outside of bank

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Amherst Police say they caught a bank robber that stole from the Bank of America on Millersport Highway Thursday afternoon.

Around 1:30 p.m., police say Jehad Ramadan, 22, entered the bank and told a teller that he had a gun and wanted $50,000.

Police say he then fled the bank with money and was apprehended by an officer outside of the bank.

Ramadan was taken into custody on $5,000 bail. 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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