UPDATE (February 4, 2022 at 9:09 A.M.) — Onondaga County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested an Oswego man in connection with the robbery. Joseph Ryan O’Donnell, 43 and from County Route 54 in the Town of Schroeppel, has been charged with robbery in the first degree, criminal use of a firearm in the first degree, grand larceny in the third degree, and possession of a weapon in the third degree.

CLAY, N. Y. (WSYR-TV) — On January 27, at 5:35 p.m., Onondaga County Sheriff’s Deputies say they responded to the Tops Friendly Market located at 8417 Oswego Road for a reported robbery in the Town of Clay.

Deputies report that upon further investigation, it was determined that the suspect approached the store’s service desk, armed with a handgun, and demanded money from the employees.

Witnesses described the suspect as a white male in his 30s, approximately 6 feet, wearing a
blue-colored sweatsuit and a surgical mask on his face.

Sheriffs say the man was last seen running behind the store towards the Kimbrook Manor Apartment Complex after fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No injuries were reported, and the investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 315-435-3051 or send a tip utilizing the tip411 app.