West Seneca Police Arrest Barbershop Bandit

Police say suspect targeted salons

Tom Puckett
April 16, 2018 - 3:20 pm

West Seneca, NY (WBEN)  West Seneca Police announce the arrest of a man they call the “Barbershop Bandit” for his alleged involvement in multiple hair salon burglaries in the Western NY area.

Police say 46 year old Michael Meier was arrested after an extensive investigation and is charged with burglaries of the following West Seneca Businesses; Cosmo Prof and Mirror Image Salon, both on Union Rd.  Mario & Son Tile on Transit Rd., and Sortie Countertops, also on Transit Rd. Meier was also identified as a suspect in a rash of burglaries in neighboring Cheektowaga and Elma.

Additional charges are expected.

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