Buffalo Police make arrest in connection to Main St. bank robbery

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Buffalo have arrested a Hamburg man who they say robbed the Northwest Bank branch on the 200 block of Main St.

Police say the man captured in surveillance photos is 55-year-old Mateo Mercado. Police say he went into the bank at 12:20 p.m. Friday afternoon and demanded money from the teller.

Police say he then fled with an unknown amount of of money. They did not say if the cash was recovered.

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