Armed robbery at Sunoco gas station in Rome under investigation

According to the clerk, a black male walked into the store, displayed what appeared to be a handgun, demanded money, and got away with an undetermined amount of cash.

Posted: Oct 22, 2021 9:11 AM
Updated: Oct 22, 2021 2:10 PM

ROME, N.Y. -- The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery at a gas station Thursday evening in the outer district of Rome. 

Authorities responded to the Sunoco Gas Station on Martin Street before 9 p.m. 

According to the clerk, a black male walked into the store, displayed what appeared to be a handgun and demanded money. 

Deputies say he made off with an unknown amount of cash. 

The male was dressed in white pants and a black hoodie. 

Anyone who may have been in the area and seen this person, or saw anything suspicious, is asked to call the criminal investigation unit at 315-765-2737. 

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