Police Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbers
Police are seeking the public's assistance identifying the suspects of multiple armed robberies in Dutchess County.
On Nov. 11, the store at Mansion Street and Winnikee Avenue was robbed by a man armed with a handgun.
The man entered the store, struck the clerk in the head with the handgun, and stole the contents of the cash register.
The man was described as a tall, thin, black male with a hoodie tied over his face, wearing a blue bubble coat, dark gray pants, and a blue brimmed hat.
On November 30, 2017, the store at Pershing Avenue and Mansion Street was robbed by two men, one of which was armed with a handgun.
The men forced the store-owner to the ground while holding the gun to his head. One of the men yelled “shoot him, shoot him,” the store owner screamed, and the men grabbed money from behind the counter.
The men took the money and fled.
The subject with the gun is described as being a tall, thin, black male with a black coat. The male without the gun is described as being a tall, thin, black male wearing a blue bubble coat and dark colored hoodie underneath.
City of Poughkeepsie police are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspects involved.
Anyone with information regarding the robberies or who may know the identity of the men involved is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department's confidential tip line at (845) 451-7577.