NIAGARA FALLS – A bandit wearing surgical gloves and waving a handgun made off with $40 in cash and seven packs of cigarettes after holding up the Niagara Street 7-Eleven store early Saturday, police said.

A man wearing a hoodie, with a bandanna covering his face, entered the store shortly after 5 a.m. and ordered a cashier to place the cash drawer on the counter, police said. The robber, who demanded all the store’s Newport cigarettes, fled on foot. Police estimated the loss at $110.