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Key Bank on Amherst Street in Black Rock robbed

A man who police said robbed the Key Bank on Amherst Street late this morning escaped on foot and was last seen heading north on Tonawanda Street in a burgundy Lexus.

The robbery occurred shortly before 11 a.m. at 201 Amherst, police said.

The man handed the teller a demand note and was given a dye pack, which he placed in his jacket pocket, police said.

Police described the suspect as a black male, about 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He wore dark sweat pants with a white stripe and a dark hooded sweatshirt under a green jacket, police said.