QUICK LINKS:

Police: Man arrested after attempted robbery and police chase

Updated: 09/14/2013 6:30 PM
Created: 09/14/2013 12:29 PM WHEC.com

The Canandaigua Police Department says a 22-year-old Wayland man is in custody after he tried to rob a convenience store Saturday morning.

Police say that incident happened around 1 a.m. Saturday morning on Main Street near Parrish Street in Canandaigua. Investigators say 22-year-old Clayton Brown entered the store with a knife and demanded money from the store owner. Police say a struggle ensued between Brown and the owner causing Brown to drop the knife.

Officers say Brown fled the store, but was arrested soon after, following a short police chase down West Lake Road.

Brown is charged with attempted robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing. He was taken to Ontario County Jail to await arraignment.



Flash Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Erie; Genesee; Wyoming
Expires: 7/28/2014 2:45 AM

Flash Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Erie; Genesee; Niagara; Orleans
Expires: 7/28/2014 3:15 AM

Flood Watch

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Allegany; Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Genesee; Livingston; Monroe; Niagara; Northern Erie; Ontario; Orleans; Southern Erie; Wayne; Wyoming
Expires: 7/28/2014 5:00 PM

Rochester

Overcast
72°
82° | 66°
  • Feels like: 72° F
  • Wind: NNE 16mph
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Mon Showers, maybe a rumble of thunder
    68° | 63°
  • Tue More sun than clouds
    73° | 53°
  • Wed Partly cloudy, chance of a thunderstorm
    75° | 56°
  • Thu Few showers
    75° | 58°