Robbery suspect found hiding in washing machine

DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Dunkirk say a man accused of robbery was found hiding in a washing machine.

According to police, Fernando Martinez Jr., 37, forcibly stole cash from someone on the afternoon of November 8, and hurt them in the process.

The washing machine police say Martinez was found in was at his Lincoln Ave. residence.

He was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with robbery and assault. 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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