A bank robber escaped Tuesday with an undisclosed amount of cash during a mid-afternoon hold-up in South Buffalo, city police reported.

The robbery occurred just before 3 p.m. at the M&T Bank in the 2100 block of Seneca Street, reported Michael DeGeorge, a spokesman for the Buffalo Police Department.

South District police officers reported a white male demanded money from a teller and possibly fled in a tan or gold SUV.

Police describe the suspect as 5 feet 9 inches tall, clean shaven and wearing a black or blue baseball cap, dark hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the police confidential tip line at 847-2255 or send an e-mail at