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January 6, 2018
The Bethlehem Police Department is currently investigating a bank robbery that took place at 12:45 p.m. today, at the Trustco Bank, 1569 New Scotland Road in Slingerlands.
The investigation has determined that a white male, wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses entered the bank and displayed a note demanding money. The suspect fled the bank on foot with an undetermined amount of US currency. The suspect fled in a southerly direction across New Scotland Road, into the rear of other businesses. No weapon was displayed, and no one was injured during the incident. A track was conducted by an Albany County Sheriff’s Department K-9.
The New York State Police and Albany County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene. The incident is currently under investigation by the Bethlehem Police Department and anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact police at 518-439-9973. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Capital Region Crime Stoppers at www.capitalregioncrimestoppers.com or by downloading the free P3 Tips app to any IOS or Android device.