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Cops: Armed bank robber sought

Guilderland Bank of America robbed on Wednesday

— Guilderland police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Western Avenue bank on Wednesday, July 18, according to department officials.

Police said a man in a ski mask allegedly approached a customer outside of the Bank of America at 1971 Western Avenue around 10 p.m. The victim told police they were making a night deposit when the man approached and displayed a gun. An undisclosed amount of money was taken and the victim told police the suspect feld into the wooded area behind the bank.

Police said the suspect was described as a husky, black male, wearing all black clothing.

Police searched the area and were unable to find the suspect. A K9 unit from the Albany Police Department and New York State Police Aviation also helped with the effort, said police.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call the Guilderland Police Department at 356-1501.

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