A Genesee Street Family Dollar store was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning of cash and a large quantity of cigarettes, according to Buffalo Police reports.

The robbery occurred just after 8 a.m. when a male wearing a hooded sweatshirt and black mask entered the store at Genesee and Walden Avenue, pointed a silver handgun at the cashiers and ordered them to give him the money from their registers, reports stated.

The suspect then told one of the cashiers to give him 10 cartons of Newport cigarettes before he fled on foot east on Walden Avenue and then south on Loepere Street.

Ferry-Fillmore District police are investigating.