Convenience store held up in Monticello


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MONTICELLO – Police on Monticello are investigating a strong arm robbery that occurred minutes after 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 16 at the Monticello CITGO Mart convenience store. The incident took place at 5:05 p.m. at 41 Forestburgh Road.
The robber walked into the store, grabbed the clerk and demanded money. He then took cash from the register and from the clerk’s wallet. He fled the store in an unknown direction.
The man was described as large build, about six feet, two inches tall and weighing about 275 pounds. He was wearing gray sweatpants, a gray hooded sweatshirt with “Carolina” in red letters and a red and white mask covering his face.
Anyone with information is asked to all Monticello Police in Confidence at 845-794-4422.
Monticello Police were assisted by State Police and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office. 

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