Sunoco in Lockport robbed by a man with a knife

Posted at 2:01 PM, Oct 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-01 14:01:32-04

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify a person in connection to a robbery at a Lockport Sunoco.

According to the Sheriff's Office, a man entered the gas station located at 5985 South Transit Road at about 3:20 Saturday morning.

The man showed a knife and demanded money, officials say.

The clerk described the suspect to deputies as a white male, about five feet eight inches tall, wearing a dark colored hoodie with no zipper, black khaki style pants, white sneakers, navy blue knit hat, black bandana covering his mouth and wearing orange holographic style aviator sunglasses.

Deputies say the suspect may have had a bruise under an eye and may have had additional injuries to his face during the altercation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 438-3336 during business hours, 438-3393 (24 hours), or email jeffrey.pytlik@niagaracounty.com.