Woman robs gas station in Lockport, threatened clerk with a gun

Posted at 9:18 AM, Dec 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-08 09:18:41-05

The Niagara County Sheriff's office is looking for a woman who threatened a gas station clerk with a gun and demanded money.

Deputies say no gun was displayed during the robbery at Crosby's Gas Station on Lake Avenue in the Town of Lockport. She left the store with an undetermined amount of money.

Offiicals describe the suspect as a heavy set black woman standing at 5 feet 3 inches tall, wearing a black button down "pea" style coat with a hood and a black flat brimmed hat.

According to investigators, the woman got into a dark colored sedan which was waiting nearby and drove away.

If anyone has information about the robbery, call Investigator John Wick from the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Bureau at 438-3342, or the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Communications at 438-3393.