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Tuesday, 29 January 2013 08:34

Congress Plaza Trustco Robbed, Suspect Still At Large

SARATOGA SPRINGS – According to the Saratoga Springs Police Department, a Trustco Bank located inside the Congress Plaza was robbed yesterday evening.


Officers responded to a 911 call at 5:40 p.m. that a bank robbery had just taken place at the Trustco. When officers arrived, the secured the scene and began asking witnesses for a description.

The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5’9”-5’10” and was wearing black sweatpants with a white drawstring, a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt and a black baseball cap. He indicated to the bank teller that he had a handgun, but it was not confirmed by any witnesses that the man was armed. He was also carrying a grey Wal-Mart shopping bag.

The suspect left the bank and was last seen headed south on Hamilton Street. It is not immediately known how much the suspect made off with.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Saratoga Police Department at (518) 584-1800. Police say the investigation is still ongoing.


UPDATE: [January 29, 9:54 a.m.] Saratoga Springs Police are currently awaiting surveillance footage from the bank and surrounding businesses. No time frame has been given, but new information will be released once it is available. 

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