LEON, N.Y. (WIVB) - It's being called an unusual incident.
An attempted robbery has authorities looking for armedsuspects.
Authorities tell News 4 the reported incident took place lateSunday morning on West Road in the Town of Leon in CattaraugusCounty.
In Amish country where life is simple and quiet. Crime is a rareevent. However, there was a call for help.
Sgt. Clark Parry of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's officesaid,"We received a complaint of an attempted armed robbery on WestRoad in the Town of Leon. A patrol responded. To this point we havenot been able to locate any suspects."
Investigators are not commenting on reports that a shot wasfired or that the victim was driving a buggy. Initial reportsindicated the buggy operator was approached by someone who was in acar. The victims stated that a group of males in a car stopped anddisplayed a hand gun and demanded money. When the victims didnot have any money. the suspects fled.
Sgt.Parry added, "We've had our patrols in the area and thesurrounding areas."
While authorities aren't saying much, they tell News 4 no onewas injured in this morning's incident.
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