DEWITT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) –The DeWitt Police Chief confirmed the reports of a robbery at a Tops Friendly Market on East Genesee Street by Moses Elementary School on December 9.

DeWitt Police say the man pointed a gun at the cashier demanding money and then ran away. The robbery took place around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

According to police, the suspect, wearing a gray coat, went to the front desk while holding what appeared to be a handgun, demanded money, and ran away. Police report no injuries.

The suspect walked along the south side of the Tops building, cut through the cemetery behind the DeWitt Fire Department, through a wooded area, and came out in the 200 block of Warwick Rd. The man was
last seen on foot near the intersection of Warwick Rd. and Wellington Rd

The DeWitt Police Department asks that if anyone has any information regarding the incident, to contact the DeWitt Police Department by phone at 315-449-3640 or by email at

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