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Suspect arrested in Batavia bank robbery

Created: 01/19/2014 1:55 PM WHEC.com

The Batavia Police Department says a man was taken into custody after a bank robbery in the city Saturday morning.

Officers say they were called to the Five Star Bank on Main Street in Batavia at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning for the report of a robbery. Police say the bank employees did "an excellent job" and were able to give a vehicle description and license plate number of the vehicle. The suspect's vehicle was later stopped on Route 98 near Attica.

Twenty-nine-year-old George Beardsley, of Batavia, was taken into custody following the stop. He was arraigned in Batavia City Court.



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