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Five Star Bank robbed in the city

A robbery just occurred at Five Star Bank at 390 W. Main St. in the city. Police are out in full force looking for a maroon van with tinted windows and possibly a Florida license plate. The vehicle is driven by an alleged accomplice. The robber is described as 6'2'' wearing black pants, a scarf, a black stocking over his face, eyeglasses and a dark jacket. No weapon was displayed. The vehicle is said to be headed toward Alexander...The police have stopped it on southbound Route 98. Attica has been notified.

UPDATE 11:38 a.m.: Both suspects are outside the vehicle being taken into custody.

Bob Harker
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Any updates on the contractor?

James T. Hansen
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Once again, nice work officers!

But Jiminy Crickets...what the heck with all the violent crime lately in Batavia!

Bea McManis
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The bank robbery was a contract job? lol, posted to the wrong story Bob.

david spaulding
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what is going on with the rise in WNY bank robberies? I believe the robbers share the common denominator of "I won't get caught" but the police prove them wrong again and again. If you are able to get away, the long arm of the law keeps looking for you and sooner or later they will catch you and you will go to jail. Is that really worth a couple of hundred bucks?

now if the above paragraph stops one bank robbery ...............

Lori Silvernail
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Another great job by law enforcement! And kudos to the bank employees and whoever provided ID's of the robbers! Hope they're all o.k. and not too traumatized!

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