Two suspects sought in armed robbery of pawn shop

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Police are searching for two armed robbery suspects who held up a pawn shop on the 1900 block of Seneca Street last Friday.

Officers say the two men entered the store around 2:30 p.m. and demanded gold and money from the store clerk. She refused, and the suspects grabbed her purse and fled.

Authorities say the suspects took the clerk’s ATM card and used it at Tops across the street to withdraw money from the victim’s bank account.

Both suspects are described as black between 18- and 20-years-old. Both are between 5’8″ and 5’11” tall and may have left the area in a dark Jeep Cherokee with a chrome strip on the side with a newer gold-style license plate.

Anyone with information on the suspects can call the confidential tipline at 847-2255. 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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