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Buffalo man charged in Kenmore bank robbery

A Buffalo man was charged Friday with robbing a Kenmore bank a day earlier, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.

Isaiah J. Brown, 27, is accused of robbing the First Niagara Bank, 2853 Delaware Ave., at about 2:45 p.m. Thursday.

Brown allegedly approached a teller asking to exchange a $1 bill. After getting back four quarters, Brown handed the teller a note demanding money and claiming he had a gun, according to an announcement from U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr.

Brown, wearing a curly, light brown wig, fled in a taxi. A witness called police who contacted the cab company, which located the vehicle using GPS.

Police found a wig, money band and cash inside the vehicle, according to authorities. Kenmore police and the FBI participated in the investigation.

Brown is scheduled to return to court before Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott on Thursday.