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Arrest made in restaurant heist

By Chris Jamele

Buffalo, NY – Quick action by Amherst Police has led to the arrest of a suspect in a restaurant robbery Friday night.

A masked and armed bandit held employees captive after closing at Moe's Southwest Grill on Niagara Falls Boulevard late Friday. The thief escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police later arrested twenty-one year old Steven McKeel of Tonawanda in connection with the heist.

McKeel is facing multiple charges, including first degree robbery.