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UPDATE: Robbery Suspect in Custody

From the Buffalo Police Depatrment:


Buffalo police have arrested 43-year-old Joseph Licata of Buffalo in connection with at least two recent bank robberies. Licata is charged with robbery in the first degree in connection with the M&T Bank robbery at 130 Grant St. on November 22. Licata is also charged with robbery in the third degree in connection with the attempted bank robbery yesterday morning at the Bank of America in the 400 block of Elmwood Avenue.  Buffalo police received a tip overnight on the confidential TIPCALL Line and apprehended the suspect at a motel on Grand Island Blvd. The investigation is ongoing and further charges are possible.

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo police are on the look-out for an individual believed to be responsible for a number of recent city bank robberies, and one attempted robbery.

Bond Street Arson Suspect Caught Following Escape

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo fire marshals and Buffalo police officers apprehended the 15-year-old juvenile arson suspect early Tuesday night.

The suspect bolted from fire marshal’s headquarters on Virginia Avenue Sunday night while being questioned by fire officials in connection with a recent arson fire.

Read the rest of the story at the Erie County Fire Blotter.