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Suspect Wanted in Convenience Store Robbery

Written By: Renata Stiehl
Suspect Wanted in Convenience Store Robbery

      SOUTHPORT, NY (WENY) -- The Chemung County Sheriff's Office has released this surveillance photo of the suspect in today's robbery at Jack's Convenience Store on Maple Avenue in Southport.
        Authorities say at 10:45AM, this man walked into the store, indicated to the clerk he had a gun in his pocket, and robbed the store. He then left, heading towards Cedar Street in Southport. The suspect is described as a white male over 200 pounds, 5'8" to 6' tall, with a scruffy beard and short hair. He was wearing tan pants, a white shirt with a blue jacket with white stripes on the side. He may be in his 20's or 30's.
       Anyone with information about this individual is asked to contact the the Chemung County Communication center at 607-735-8600. You can also email an anonymous tip to sheriff@co.chemung.ny.us.
       Do not approach this individual.