Auburn Police: ‘On The Lookout’ for suspect who robbed 7-Eleven with Machete
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Auburn Police are trying to find a person who was caught on surveillance camera wielding a long-bladed weapon during the robbery of a 7-Eleven store on State Street.
Police initially took a person into custody shortly after the incident was reported around 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday. They found the person after searching the area around the store.
They now say that person has cooperated with police and they have not filed charges against him.
The clerk told police that the suspect is a black male who is 5-foot-9 with a medium build.
During the incident, the suspect wore a red bandana over his face and an orange hat. He also wore a dark hooded jacket and dark pants.
Police said the suspect reportedly carried a machete during the incident and took a cashbox.
Neither the weapon nor the cashbox have been recovered.
Anyone with information that can help the police with their investigation should Capt. David Delfavero at (315) 255-4705 or Detective Chris Coopper at (315) 255-4706.
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