ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester police investigating a pair of armed robbery attempts in the city Thursday evening.
Officers were called to North Goodman Street near University Avenue around 6:00 p.m. According to investigators, at least two suspects entered the store and got into a fight with the male clerk. Police found evidence that gunshots were fired.
Investigators said the suspects fled with stolen property. The store clerk had “cuts and scrapes.”
Shortly before 9:00 p.m., officers were called to a corner store on Jay Street near Walnut Street. A store employee told investigators a man entered the store with a gun and demanded store property. After a struggle between the employee and the suspect, the suspect fled without stealing anything.
The store clerk received minor injuries.
Anyone with information was asked to call 911.