CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A volunteer firefighter with the Pine Hill Hose Company was robbed at gunpoint overnight Thursday.
The incident happened around 1:37 a.m. at the corner of Peach Tree Road and Kaufman Drive.
The firefighter told police that a black male of medium build displayed a black automatic handgun and took his keys, wallet, cellphone and fire department pager according to the Cheektowaga Police Blotter.
The stickup man was wearing a hoodie. Police attempted to track the victim’s phone with negative results.
The robbery did not occur during an emergency call.