Bank robbery reported in Corfu
A white male reportedly robbed the M&T Bank in Corfu. He displayed no weapon, but took a bunch of cash. He hand-carried the money. He fled on foot. No word on any vehicle involved.
He was wearing a black scarf over his mouth, a light gray hooded sweatshirt -- with the hood up. One teller said he was about 5'10" tall.
The bank is located at 1 E. Main St. The robbery was reported at 2:01 p.m.
Authorities have ordered Corfu School shut down as a precaution.
Sheriff's deputies are en route and scouring the area.
The Thruway Authority is being notified to be on alert.
UPDATE 2:16 p.m.: The man is believed to be light haired and without facial hair. They guess his age is late 20s, early 30s.
Possibly his hoodie has the word "Pepsi" on the front, but that's not certain.
UPDATE 2:22 p.m.: The authorities are sifting through tips now. A person reports that he saw a man in the "Four Corners" area in a four-door silver sedan, possibly a Pontiac made in the '90s. (But one person says the vehicle is "more slopey in front than the boxy '90s model." When the man got out of the car, he was wearing a gray sweatshirt and he put the hood up. There are tracks to where the car was last seen. Sheriff's deputies are calling in a canine unit and they are reviewing available video tapes.
UPDATE 2:45 p.m.: Authorities have allowed the school is be unlocked.