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Police suspect same man in holdups of Lockport restaurant

LOCKPORT – The Subway restaurant on Robinson Road was robbed for a second time this week – and possibly by the same man, state police said Friday.

In the latest holdup about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, the bandit, armed with a knife, robbed an employee of cash, forcing the worker to wait in a cooler as he fled on foot. The restaurant also was robbed by a man with a knife on Monday.

The robber was described as a white male with dark eyes and medium complexion, about 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds,

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call state police at (716) 434-1245 or Niagara County Sheriff’s Office at (716) 438-3393.