Police search for strong-arm robber in Amherst

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Officers are on the hunt for a man who carried out a strong-arm robbery in a store on Wednesday in Amherst.

Amherst Police released a video with security footage from a store on Sheridan Drive and Bailey Avenue, where a man is seen entering the store then fleeing afterwards with a victim’s bag in hand afterwards.

The man is described as a mid 20-year-old who weighs about 175 pounds and is about 5’8″ tall. The man is said to have dirty blonde hair and heavy facial acne.

Anybody who recognizes the man is asked to call detectives at (716) 689-1340.

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