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City police looking for Hispanic male who allegedly robbed 7-Eleven on Allen St. early Sunday...

Jamestown police are looking for a short, Hispanic man who was wearing a distinctive pair of shoes when he robbed the 7-Eleven store on Allen Street early yesterday morning.  Jamestow Police Captain Bob Samuelson says the suspect entered the store at 340 Allen shortly before 1 a.m., and, pulled a long-knife on the clerk.  Samuelson says the suspect... who was wearing a black ski mask over this face... first demanded money from the register.  He says bandit was also wearign a gray sweatshirt... and, dark pants.  But... he says the shoes stood out on surveillance video.  Samuelson says the shoes were a darker color with a white design, and trim.  He says the suspect also locked the employee in a back room... and, took a number of cigarettes before fleeing the scene.  He says while the clerk was locked in a back room... some witnesses saw which way the bandit fled once he was out of the store.  Again... if you have any information on the robbery... call city police at 483-7537... or the tips lines at 483-TIPS, that's 483-8477.

Two Jamestown-area men, and two horses, escape serious injury in car-truck accident in town of Busti...

There were no serious injuries reported when a car struck a truck hauling a horse trailer broadside on Forest Avenue extension yesterday morning in the town of Busti.  Lakewood-Busti Police Chief John Bentley says the driver of the car... which was eastbound on Garfield Road... apparently failed to yield at the intersection with Forest about 9:30 a.m.  Bentley says the car then struck the trailer... driven by a Jamestown-area man with his son inside.  The trailer had two horses inside.  Bentley says the truck and trailer were pushed into a tree and a utility pole... and, a hurst tool had to be called in to free the two men.  He says both were treated at WCA Hospital and later released.  Bentley says the two draught horses were injured slightly... and, were freed from the trailer with no problems.  The driver of the car faces a failure to yield charge.


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