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A MAN WITH A KNIFE made off with packs of cigarettes in a robbery THursday night of Lil' Mart in Rochester./COURTESY 

Clerk chases knife-wielding robber out of Rochester convenience store

ROCHESTER ? A masked man with a knife robbed Lil? Mart on Milton Road Thursday night.

The robber, dressed in dark clothing and wearing tan boots, light colored gloves, and an orange mask,went behind the counter and started removing packs of cigarettes. The clerk chased him out of the store and he fled north on Milton Road.

Police brought in a K-9 team to try and track the suspect, but did not find him.

The robbery happened about 9:50 p.m. at the 174 Milton Road convenience store.

The robber is described as a white, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-10, and weighing between 100 and 140 pounds. The hunter orange mask he wore covered his entire head.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call police at 330-7127 or, to remain anonymous, Rochester Crimeline at 335-6500. Text messages also may be sent to Rochester Crimeline at Crimes (274637). In the body of the text, simply write TEXT4CASH followed by the tip.


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