Utice Police investigate armed robbery on Sunset Ave

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at Karl's Market on Sunset Ave Monday night.

Authorities said that shortly after 8 p.m., a suspect entered the market and pointed a handgun at the clerk, demanding he open the cash register. Police said the suspect took an unknown amount of cash from the register and fled the store on foot, running northbound on Sunset Ave.

Police say the suspect is described as a black male, 5' 10" and weighing over 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray jacket with an orange and black scarf wrapped around his face at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Utica Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division at 315-223-3510.

All phone calls will be kept confidential.

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