OSWEGO, NY – At about 2 p.m. today (April 3), Oswego Police were dispatched to the Rise and Shine Convenience store 126 East Oneida Street in the city of Oswego for a reported robbery.
Preliminary investigating determined that a white male, described to be in his teens, allegedly stole a purse from a customer at the store (outside) and allegedly stated that he possessed a gun.
No weapon was displayed, police said.
The suspect fled the scene on foot in a westerly direction.
Currently, Oswego Police, assisted by Oswego County Sheriff’s Deputies, New York State Police, US Border Patrol and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Police, are canvassing the area searching for the suspect.
There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident, police said.
The suspect is described as a white male, in his teens, wearing what was believed to be a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
The Oswego Police Department is actively investigating this incident and asks anyone with information to contact them at 315-343-1212.