Amherst, NY (WKBW-Release-Amherst Police)
At approximately 8:25 P.M. on Monday, 02/21/11 Amherst Police responded to an armed robbery at the Sunoco / Robo Mart at 5095 Main Street. The lone suspect approached the establishment on foot from eastbound Main Street, entered and confronted the clerk with a large knife. He then took an undetermined amount of cash from the register and exited Westbound on Main Street. The suspect may have been driven to and from the location in a small light colored vehicle.
The suspect is described as a male, undetermined race and age, approximately 6'-6'2” tall, medium build, approximately 190 -200 lbs. Last seen wearing a Yellow Hooded sweatshirt (pulled tightly around his face),blue jeans, brown boots,and light colored gloves. The yellow sweatshirt had 2 wide horizontal stripes on each sleeve between the elbow and shoulder.
Anyone with information should call the Amherst Police Department at 689-1311