Police Locate Alleged Bank Robber After Mid-Morning Heist

FALCONER-A Jamestown man is facing robbery charges Monday after an alleged heist at the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union.

WNY News Now learned of 22-year-old Kyle R. Senear’s afternoon arrest at a city residence after speaking with Ellicott Police.

Police believe Senear entered the facility around 9:30 AM and handed the teller a note advising of the robbery. Senear then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Senear is awaiting arraignment on 2nd degree Robbery.

The investigation is reportedly ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Jamestown Police’s Anonymous Tip Line at 483-8477 or leave a tip though the Tips 411 App.

Ellicott Police was assisted by the New York State Police, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and Jamestown Police throughout the investigation.

For more on this story read Matt Hummel’s article: Falconer Schools In “Lockout” After Credit Union Robbery


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  1. Hats off to r police force !!! Great job ! I’m very greatful no one was hurt .I could have lost my daughter ,son in-law & an my little granddaughter. They were in the bank at the time . The employees r a very close knit family an r very close to there customers.were all like family . I moved out of state 9 yrs ago an I still bank with them .

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