Serial robber who admitted guilt sent to prison for 12 years

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Grand Island man who robbed a series of stores wearing a recognizable turtleneck and stocking cap is heading to prison.

Prosecutors say 43-year-old Charles Henry faced sentencing on Friday, receiving a decision by a judge that he will spend 12 years in prison. Henry, who pleaded guilty to third degree-robbery and second-degree attempted robbery, admitted to at least one credit union robbery, a convenience store robbery and several other robberies.

Henry has been twice convicted for robberies in Erie County, meriting the stiff sentence. 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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