Troopers seek knife wielding armed robber

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LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) – State Police are looking for a knife wielding armed robber who held up a convenience store in Lewiston on April Fools’ Day.

Troopers say the thief wasn’t kidding around when he stole cash from the register around 9 p.m. at Gail’s Tobacco and Gas Outlet on Upper Mountain Road.

The suspect is described as a 6’2″ white male weighing around 170 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, grey pants and had a scarf covering his face.

Anyone with information should call 434-1245.

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