Armed robber flees on bike before getting ride

Posted at 7:12 PM, Dec 22, 2014
and last updated 2015-12-17 19:12:22-05

Deputies say an armed robber rode away from Tops on a bike Monday before being picked up by a pickup truck.

The robbery took place around 1:15 p.m. at the grocery store on Military Road in the Town of Niagara. The armed robber left on a bike heading towards Chester Street and met up with a dark-colored Ford pickup truck.

The robber threw the bike in the back and fled. He is described as white, 5’6” tall and was wearing a camo jacket, a black winter hat with sunglasses on top, black gloves, black pants, and black sneakers. He also had a black neoprene mask covering his nose and mouth.

The pickup truck had a single bench seat and a net in place of its tailgate. The driver was wearing a camo jacket and hat and had a dark beard and mustache.

Anyone with information is asked to call 716-438-3393.