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Man sought in holdup at Wheatfield 7-Eleven

WHEATFIELD – The Niagara County Sheriff Department is searching for a man who staged an armed robbery early Tuesday morning at a 7–Eleven at 6880 Plaza Drive.

The robber entered the store at 4:38 a.m. and displayed a black handgun. He fled north on Plaza Drive.

He is described as a white male, 5 feet, 11 inches to 6 feet tall, approximately 185 pounds, scruffy in appearance with a few days’ growth of facial hair, wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a purple baseball cap with a flat brim.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Investigator Brian Schell at 438-3328. After business hours call the 24-hour desk at 438-3393.