Arrest made in Dunkirk armed robbery case

After a lengthy investigation into a Jan. 23 armed robbery of the Alma Latina Mex Restaurant located on Cliffstar Drive in the city of Dunkirk, Dunkirk Police detectives arrested Jhensen A. Sanchez, 24, of 144 King St., Wednesday afternoon on an arrest warrant issued by City Court Judge Walter Drag.

Sanchez was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery.

He was transported to police headquarters and later arraigned by Judge Drag. Bail has been set at $100,000 cash or $200,000 property.

An accomplice, Santos Martinez, 33, of 110 Lincoln Ave., is also wanted on an arrest warrant charging him with two counts of first-degree robbery.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Martinez is encouraged to contact Dunkirk Police at 366-2266 or the confidential tip line at 363-0313. All information is kept strictly confidential.