Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Amherst KFC

November 19, 2013 Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 2:38 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Amherst KFC

November 19, 2013 Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 2:38 PM EDT

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) - Amherst Police are investigating a reported armed robbery at the Kentucky Fried Chicken on Baily Avenue Monday morning.

Police say victims reported an unknown black male who forced his way into the store through the back door.

Police say the man was armed with a small handgun and ordered victims to the ground. He then took the victims' phones and an undetermined amount of cash. The man then ordered victims into the freezer and told them to wait
five minutes before coming out.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Amherst Police Department at (716) 689-1311.