Armed robbery at Tops in Cortland County, police searching for suspect

<font size="2">Police have released this composite of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call 607-758-6151 or 607-753-3311.</font>


olice in Cortland County are investigating an armed robbery that happened early Tuesday morning at the Tops Supermarket in Cortlandville.

The Cortland County Sheriff's Department says a white male in dark colored clothing and a red bandana covering his face entered the store alone. He approached the check out and threatened the clerk with a knife. The suspect demanded money then fled through the main entrance of the store and ran to a vehicle parked near by.

Police describe the man as a white male, slender build approximately 130 pounds, 5'-9" to 5'-10" tall, appeared to be in his 20's, wearing a multi colored hoody which appeared to be snug fit or form fitting, dirty colored baggy jeans or sweatpants and grayish converse sneakers.

There were no injuries reported.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Cortland County Sheriffâ??s Department at 607-758-6151 or 607-753-3311.