Rome Police looking for Christmas morning store robber

Surveillance photo

Rome Police are on the lookout for a man who robbed a convenience store early Christmas morning.

According to police, around 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday a man walked into the A Plus Sunoco store on East Dominick Street and asked to buy cigarettes. When the clerk opened the cash register, the suspect threatened the clerk with some sort of object and took cash from the till. Police say the suspect then fled the store on foot.

Police describe the robber as a black male standing six feet tall with a medium build. As seen in the attached photos, he was wearing a heavy dark coat and his face was covered by a white cloth.

Anyone with information on this case or the suspect is asked to contact Rome Police detectives at 315-339-7715 or visit