Police: Rifle used in convenience store robbery

ROTTERDAM JUNCTION, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police are investigating after an armed robbery took place in Rotterdam Junction.

The incident took place around 7:50 p.m. Wednesday at the Quik Stop on Main Street.

Officials said two males wearing all-black entered the store. One was armed with a rifle and held the clerk at gunpoint while the other suspect went behind the counter and took an undetermined amount of money and several cartons of cigarettes.

The suspects fled on foot in an easterly direction.

Police searched the neighborhood and are checking store cameras.

No arrests have been made and no injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Rotterdam Police at (518) 355-7397.

 

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