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March 11, 2013

Bank heist suspect captured

NFDP helps LPD arrest Falls man

City of Lockport Police detectives has arrested a Niagara Falls man in connection with a bank robbery in downtown Lockport on March 8.

LPD — with the assistance of Niagara Falls Police Department — arrested Joseph S. Trusello of 431 Memorial Pkwy, Niagara Falls at his residence, according to a press release from Lockport police.

Detectives had recieved numerous tips since the assailant's photos were shown in the media on Friday afternoon. Those tips resulted in a quick resolution to the case, police say.

Trusello was charged with third-degree robbery and third-degree grand larceny. He was set to be arraigned today in Lockport City Court  before Judge William Watson, but as of 3 p.m. had not yet been arraigned because he was still being questioned.

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