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November 11, 2016

Press Release/VSP Williston/Armed Robbery/Case 16A105709/Charlotte

 

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

        

CASE#: 16A105709

TROOPER: Det. Tpr. Jacob Metayer                              

STATION: VSP, Williston                    

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 11/11/2016 / 0342 hrs

LOCATION: 2901 Ferry Rd., Charlotte

VIOLATION: Armed Robbery

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On 11/11/2016 at approximately 0342 hrs Vermont State Police and Shelburne Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Lake Champlain Ferry dock located at 2901 Ferry Rd., Charlotte.  

 

Investigation determined 2 males wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks brandished a handgun and forced 2 employees to turn over an undisclosed amount of cash.  Neither of the employees were injured during this incident.

 

The 2 suspects fled on foot and are believed to have gotten into a vehicle before leaving the area. 

 

Operation of the ferry was temporarily delayed while this incident was being investigated but has since resumed.  

 

This investigation is ongoing.   Anyone seeing suspicious persons or vehicles in the area or any information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Trooper Metayer at the Vermont State Police – Williston barracks at (802)878-7111.  

 

Due to the ongoing nature of this investigation, no additional details are being released at this time.

 
 

Trooper Jacob Metayer

Vermont State Police

Williston Barracks

 

Phone (802) 878-7111

Fax (802) 878-2742

Email: jacob.metayer@vermont.gov

 

 

Please note my new email address is jacob.metayer@vermont.gov