A 16-year-old from Lockport has been charged with robbing a bank in the Broadway Market on Wednesday.
Buffalo police said Ajay Butcher robbed the M&T Bank branch just before 2 p.m.
Butcher fled the bank but was spotted several blocks away, at Sweet Avenue and Kent Street, a short time later.
Butcher was positively identified by bank security, police said, and some of the money was recovered.
Police charged him with robbery and grand larceny.