Amherst bank robber busted

Nov 3, 2018

Amherst Police are reporting an arrest in a recent bank heist.

Nicholas A. Piraino has been charged with robbery and grand larceny in connection with a hold-up earlier this week at a Citizens Bank on Sheridan Drive in Amherst. The 25-year-old Piraino will be arraigned in Town Court today.

Amherst Police Department
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Amherst Police are crediting the North Tonawanda Police and the Erie County Probation Department with assisting in the arrest.