Detectives say they are trying to find a man suspected of robbing a restaurant on Binghamton's West Side.

BRIAN CHASE (Photo: Binghamton Police Department)
BRIAN CHASE (Photo: Binghamton Police Department)

Investigators are seeking 26-year-old Brian Chase of Binghamton. They believe he robbed Far East Chinese Restaurant at 287 Main Street on January 29.

A restaurant employee told police a masked gunman stole cash from the business in the Sunday afternoon heist.

Witnesses told detectives the robber got into a vehicle that had been parked near the restaurant and raced away from the area.

Two days after the robbery, city police arrested Chase's younger brother. Investigators believe 24-year-old Brad Chase assisted Brian Chase in the restaurant incident.

Brad Chase was taken into custody at his Broad Street residence. He was arraigned in Binghamton city court on a robbery charge and sent to Broome County Jail.

Police have seized the suspected getaway vehicle used in the robbery.

People with information about Brian Chase may contact the Detective Bureau at 607.772.7080.

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