Armed robber demands cash from gas station clerk

East Aurora armed robbery

EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WIVB) – An armed robber told a gas station clerk to put cash in a camo-colored draw string bag, around 2:30 a.m. Thursday in East Aurora. Police say the suspect left the Sunoco Service Station at 175 Main Street on foot.

East Aurora Police say the suspect was wearing a black ski mask, which covered his nose and mouth. The suspect was carrying a silver-plated handgun and demanded the cash.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, 5’8”- 5’10”, with a medium build who was wearing black pants and a hooded sweatshirt.

Police ask anyone who has details on the incident to contact East Aurora Police Detective Rick Daminski at 652-1111. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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