NIAGARA FALLS – A man took two cans of beer and tried to take $20 in cash Tuesday night from a Rite Aid store on Niagara Falls Boulevard after threatening a clerk with a knife.
The clerk told police at 9:20 p.m. a six foot tall, 300 pound man entered the store at 8015 Niagara Falls Boulevard and took two 24 ounce cans of Natural Ice beer from the cooler. The suspect then placed the beer on the counter and told the clerk, “I have a knife. I am taking the beers and give me $20. If you don’t, I will stick you.”
The clerk said during that time the suspect did not display the knife, but kept his hand in his left pocket. The clerk said he told the suspect, “That’s not going to happen” and the suspect then grabbed the beers and quickly left the store, apparently without taking any cash, according to police.