Convenience store robbery in Niagara Falls last night

Police responded to reports of a robbery at a convenience store in the area of Riall Street and Dorchester Road around 9:45pm.

An investigation revealed a male suspect entered the store with a gun and then jumped over the counter.

He demanded money from the employee, later fleeing the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was injured in the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6 ft 2 with an athletic build and a cover over the lower portion of his face.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Niagara Falls Detective office at (905)688-4111 ext. 9462.