The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted armed robbery at a Kwik Fill in Wheatfield. The incident took place on January 25th at 7:37 p.m. at 3945 Niagara Falls Boulevard.
The store clerk told police that a male entered the store, pointed a small handgun at him and demanded money. Nothing was reported missing from the gas station.
The man is described by the sheriff’s office as, possibly white, 5’5″ tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a red hoodie, dark winter hat, a dark bandana covering his face, black pants, dark gloves and dark colored boots.
This incident happened in the wake of several similar crimes in Niagara County. If anyone has any information, contact the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office at 438-3393.