City of Poughkeepsie Police Department
Police Seek Info on Store Robberies
On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at approximately 8:17 p.m. the City of Poughkeepsie Police received a panic alarm and 911 call from Poppa John’s Pizza at 187 Church St. Store employees report that two males, one in all black 5’11" to 6’ tall, thin build, displayed what appeared to be a knife with a 4-5” blade. This subject demanded the employee open the register and give him the cash. The second subject had a stockier build, approximately the same height, wearing a dark colored jacket and what appeared to be gray sweat pants. This subject stood by the door. The subjects fled on foot in an unknown direction with approximately $100 cash.
On Monday, January 27, 2014 at approximately 9:27 p.m. the Rite Stop 2 Deli at 337 Mansion St. was robbed at gunpoint by two males. The male with the handgun was described as being white, about 5’8” tall, medium build, wearing a dark hoody with a light-colored string, dark clothes, orange mask and black and white gloves. The second male was described as being black, 6’1” tall, skinny, wearing dark clothes, black mask and black gloves. The white male demanded money from the clerk. Both subjects fled towards Morgan Avenue with approximately $400 cash.
In all the robberies that have occurred in the city so far, all the suspects have been masked and wore gloves. The City of Poughkeepsie Police is asking for anyone with information on these robberies to call the confidential Tip Line at (845) 451-7577.
Date: 10:36:24 AM 01/28/2014 CST
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