Rensselaer man arrested for attempted robbery of local deli

RENSSELAER, N.Y. (NEWS10)– Police arrested a Rensselaer man for attempted robbery of “The Deli on Broadway” just minutes after they responding to the incident.

Police say 37-year-old Deryl Wimberly is charged with attempted robbery and possession of a weapon, both felonies.

Rensselaer Police say they responded to the incident just after 7:30 on Saturday night. They stopped a man matching the suspect’s description on First Street at Harrison Avenue.

During the investigation, police say they recovered a .22 Caliber handgun.

Police say Wimberly is currently awaiting arraignment in Rensselaer City Court.

The investigation continues and more charges are pending.

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