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June 23, 2016

Vermont State Police Press Release/Armed Robbery/16C103204

                                                                       STATE OF VERMONT
                                                          DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
                                                                   VERMONT STATE POLICE

                                                                            PRESS RELEASE
CASE#: 16C103204

TROOPER:Det. Sgt. Robert Patten  

STATION: Rutland   

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

DATE/TIME: June 22, 2016, at 10 PM

LOCATION: 3705 US Route 7 in Pittsford, Vermont

VIOLATION: Armed Robbery

ACCUSED: Unknown at this time     



VICTIM: Champlain Farms

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Pittsford, Vermont

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On June 22, 2016, at about 10 PM, Vermont State Police troopers responded to Champlain Farms convenience store, located at 3705 US Route 7 in the town of Pittsford, for a reported armed robbery. The robbery involved a lone Caucasian male robber, entering the store with a weapon and demanding money. The robber; described as being approximately 5'8" tall, having a thin build, wearing a black mask with sunglasses, with a dark colored top, and black athletic pants; fled the area on foot, running towards Arch Street. A vehicle with a loud exhaust soon left the Arch Street area.

There were no reported physical injuries related to the robbery. No further information concerning the details of the robbery is being released at this time. Anyone with information relative to robbery is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Robert Patten at (802) 773-9101.