Antique robbery suspect in Cortland on the loose

Police have released this sketch of the suspect.


ortland County Sheriffs are investigating an antique store robbery in the Village of Marathon.

Police describe the suspect as a white, middle-aged male, slender, build, approximately 6-feet tall, with dark brown hair, wearing a baseball cap, with short scruffy chin hair.

Police say the suspect had a conversation with an employee after entering the store, and minutes later, displayed a handgun and demanded jewelry from the case. The suspect placed the jewelry in a bagd and left the store. He drove off in what police call a light gray, full size, newer style extended cab, short box pick-up truck, and traveled south on Route 11.

The suspect took between $4,000 and $7,000 in jewelry. Nobody was injured.