LANSING, N.Y. — New York State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Saturday at the Mobil Gas Station on N. Triphammer Road in Lansing.

Police said shortly before midnight Saturday, the male suspect entered the gas station, displayed a handgun and left with cash and cigarettes. Police did not say how much was stolen.

Provided by NYSP.

The suspect was dressed in black clothing and wore a mask. He was last seen on foot heading north from the gas station. New York State Police and deputies from the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office searched the area but could not find the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call New York State Police in Ithaca at 607-347-4463 or 607-347-4441.

Kelsey O'Connor

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