Couple Traveling by Horse and Buggy Held-Up at Gunpoint

July 12, 2010 Updated Jul 12, 2010 at 9:26 AM EDT

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Couple Traveling by Horse and Buggy Held-Up at Gunpoint

July 12, 2010 Updated Jul 12, 2010 at 9:26 AM EDT

LEON, NY (WKBW) -- Police in Cattaraugus County are looking for a group of young males who held-up a young couple in a horse and buggy Sunday morning.

The incident happened on Riga Road in the Town of Leon around 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning, when a group of males in a car stopped the horse and buggy and demanded money at gunpoint.

The victims had no money, and the suspects fled empty handed.

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident.