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A man suspected of two robberies last month at the M&T Bank branch on Seneca Street was arrested following a chase late Wednesday.

Nicholas Harber, 35, of no known permanent address, was taken into custody by South District police, with the help of the Air One helicopter of the Erie County Sheriff’s Office and Town of Tonawanda police, Harber was captured following a foot chase on Niagara Falls Boulevard near the Youngmann Highway entrance ramp just before 11 p.m. He is being held on felony robbery and grand larceny charges in the robberies at the M&T Bank branch, 2199 Seneca St., on May 7 and 17.

Police said they also are investigating possible connections in other bank holdups.