State Police investigate armed robbery in Staatsburg

PRESS RELEASE
Hyde Park, New York – The New York State Police in Rhinebeck are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Route 9 Mini Mart Citgo Station located at 4912 Route 9 in Staatsburg, New York.

On December 15, 2015 at approximately 8:00 p.m., a white male entered the gas station holding a shotgun. The suspect demanded money from the store clerk. The clerk attempted to overpower the suspect and the suspect fled the store.  A short struggle ensued outside of the store where the suspect fired a round from the shotgun, striking the ground. The suspect is described as approximately 5’10” tall with a thin build, wearing a camouflage mask and clothing.untitled staats 2untitled staats

The suspect fled the scene northbound on State Route 9 in a dark colored vehicle with orange New York plates.

Any person with information regarding this investigation is requested to contact:
Inv. Robert Torre at SP Rhinebeck by calling (845) 876-4049, (845) 677-7300 or email Robert.torre@troopers.ny.gov.

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