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Suspects sought in armed robbery of Town of Niagara Tops

TOWN OF NIAGARA - Niagara County Sheriff’s officials are seeking help in identifying the suspects in an armed robbery Monday afternoon of the Tops Market on Military Road in the Town of Niagara.

The suspect who entered the store about 1:15 p.m. was described as a white male, 5 feet six inches tall, wearing an older style camouflage jacket that extends below the hips, a black neoprene mask covering the nose and mouth, black trousers, black sneakers, a black knit winter hat with sunglasses on top and black gloves.

After the robbery, police say, the man fled on a bicycle toward Chester Street where he met up with a dark colored Ford pickup truck and put the bicycle in the truck’s bed. The truck had a single bench seat and a net in place of its tailgate, according to police.

The driver, who had a dark beard and mustache, was seen wearing a camouflage jacket and camouflage hat.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 438-3393 or to call Investigator William Evans at 438-3335 during business hours. Police did not release any information on what was stolen in the robbery.