VSP Press Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
TROOPER: Det. Tpr. Jacob Metayer
STATION: VSP, Williston
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.