Cheektowaga police looking for robbery suspect

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police are looking for someone they say robbed a Sunoco station in Cheektowaga.

The store, located at 4401 Union Rd., was robbed shortly after 5 p.m. on Saturday.

According to police, the robbery suspect showed a semi-automatic, shoulder-slung weapon.

After the robbery, police say the suspect got into a dark-colored mini-van with long vertical tail lights and went south on Union.

Police believe the same person robbed a Grand Island gas station on the same day.

Anyone with information on the Cheektowaga robbery can call Det. Crean at (716) 686-3507. 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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