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Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department
Thursday November 20th, 2014 :: 01:05 p.m. PST


Armed Robbery at Sam's Mart, 174 Innis Avenue on Wednesday November 19, 2014 at 10:10pm

Release Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Subject: Armed Robbery
Blotter Number: 2014-422046

Details: The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that took place on November 19, 2014 at approximately 10:10pm at Sam's Mart located at 174 Innis Avenue in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

Two (2) masked men entered the store and demaded money from a store cashier. One of the suspects threatened the employee with a handgun during the robbery. The suspects immediately left on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. Responding officers, detectives and a Town Police K9 Unit were immediately deployed to the area.

The suspects are described as follows:
Suspect#1- black male, light complexion, 5'9' tall, thin build wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt.

Suspect#2- black or Hispanic male, 5'7' tall, stocky build wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with white lettering on the front and dark pants.

There were no injuries reported during this robbery.

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is requesting anyone with information to contact the Detective Division at 845-485-3670 or Headquarters at 845-485-3666. Anonymous tips can also be left at

For further information call:

Chief of Police: 845-485-3660
Detective Division: 845-485-3670

Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department
19 Tucker Dr
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 845-485-3666

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