This hits kinda close to home because it's right down the road from our radio station studios. On Monday night (8/1) around 9:50pm, a man entered the Cumberland Farms on Highbridge Road in Rotterdam with a gun.
Police say he pointed the black handgun at the clerk and demanded cash. The clerk handed over an unknown amount of money and the guy took off.
Not much description was given, other than he was a white male wearing a North Face hoodie and grey sweatpants.
In addition to Rotterdam Police, the Schenectady County Sheriff's K9 unit was called in to help with the investigation. So far, no suspects have been taken into custody. If you know anything for may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time, please reach out to Rotterdam Police by calling (518) 355-7397 ext. 7104.
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Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 08/01/2022:
NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.
If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.
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