Store clerks injured during strong armed robbery in DeWitt

Two store clerks were injured during a strong armed robbery at the Nice nâ?? Easy Grocery Shoppe on Erie Boulevard in the Town of Dewitt.

Deputies say an unidentified white male reportedly entered the convenience store around 9:00 p.m. Sunday and motioned as if he was armed with a handgun underneath his hooded sweatshirt. He demanded money from the clerks.

The suspect assaulted both clerks at the store and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect then ran from the store.

Deputies say the suspect is believed to be a thin white male, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He was last seen running south on Thompson Road where he got into a blue pickup truck and continued traveling south on Thompson Road.

Air 1 responded to assist deputies search the area for the suspect with negative results.

Both clerks sustained minor injuries and refused any medical treatment.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information or that can identify this suspect is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 315-435-3081 or send an e-mail to