Man enters 7-11 store with handgun

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Police in Jamestown are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect from an armed robbery. Police say a man entered a 7-11 store with a handgun and demanded cash, around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

The suspect fled the store at 1011 East 2nd Street with an undisclosed amount of cash, and ran towards Buffalo Street.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, between 6’0-6’2″, with a thin build. He was wearing a black coat with a black hood and black pants.

Anyone with information can call Jamestown Police at 483-7531 or leave an anonymous tip at 483-TIPS. 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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