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Couple sought in Falls armed robbery

Niagara Falls police were searching Monday for a man and woman wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a 7-Eleven, just before 3:30 a.m. Monday at 2620 Niagara St.

A cashier told police that a man wearing a blue bandanna over his face said, “This is a stick up.” The cashier said he appeared to have a gun under his coat. A woman held the door open and appeared to be the lookout, according to the cashier.

The cashier handed over the contents of the cash drawer, about $100 and also five packs of cigarettes that the suspect additionally demanded. Both then fled to the alley behind the store.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’9” tall, wearing a long black coat and had a hood up over his head. His suspected accomplice was a white woman, about 5’3” tall with red hair, wearing a tan coat with a black collar.