Large Reward Offered For String of Dutchess County Bank Robberies
Police believe the same man is responsible for bank robberies in Beacon, City of Poughkeepsie and Town of Poughkeepsie. A large rewarded is being offered for help in finding the person responsible.
New York State Crime Stoppers, acting as a resource for the City of Beacon Police Department, The Town of Poughkeepsie and the City of Poughkeepsie are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for multiple bank robberies.
On Dec. 11, 2017, a man described as a light-skinned black man entered the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Beacon and passed a note to the teller demanding cash.
Ten days later, a man entered the M&T bank in the City of Poughkeepsie and passed a note demanding cash.
On Jan. 2, a man entered the TEG Credit Union in the Town of Poughkeepsie, near Marist College, and passed a note to a teller demanding cash.
In all three robberies the suspect was described as a 6’0” light-skinned black man with a medium build, police say.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the New York State Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-866-313-TIPS (8477) immediately. Callers can remain anonymous. There is no caller ID on the New York State Crime Stoppers hotline phones. Rewards are paid in cash.
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