Horseheads Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place early yesterday morning.
Police say at approximately 2:00 a.m. officers from the Horseheads Police Department responded to a reported armed robbery in the Village Plaza located at 2898 Westinghouse Road in the Village of Horseheads. An unknown subject approached an employee at a fireworks tent located there, displayed a handgun and demanded cash. The subject struck the employee and fled north on Westinghouse Road.
The employee was treated and released from a local hospital.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately six feet tall, husky build, wearing shorts and a dark colored t-shirt with cut off sleeves.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Horseheads Police Department at 607 735-8600 or 607 739-5669.