Hamburg PD investigating Wednesday night armed robbery

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in the Town of Hamburg are investigating a Wednesday night armed robbery at a local gas station.

Police say the man pictured entered the store, displayed a black semi-automatic handgun, and then demanded that the cashier empty the register and give him all the money.

The man then left the store in a maroon or dark red 2010 Ford Edge with the license plate number: JYW439, according to police. The plate number is reported to be stolen from Mandan, North Dakota.

At least one other person was in the vehicle and is believed to be a woman in her 20s, according to police. Police did not specify the name of the store or the street where the robbery occurred.

Police are working with authorities in North Dakota to identify the suspect, who is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information can call Hamburg Police at (716) 648-5111 ext. 0.

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