Police seek woman who attempted Tri-City robberies

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police in Rotterdam, Schenectady and Colonie say they are looking for a woman who is accused of several robberies over the weekend.

Surveillance photos from inside the Stewarts Shop on Helderberg Ave. in Rotterdam show that a woman came into the store around 5:15 a.m. Sunday morning and gave the clerk a note saying she had a gun.

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The clerk refused to hand over any money and the suspect left without taking anything. Police say they think that same woman tried to rob two other stores earlier in the day

According to police, she attempted to rob a Mobil in Colonie. Police say she told the clerk she had a gun and demanded money. She made off with $100 and four packs of cigarettes.

Police believe she then went to a store in Schenectady and attempted to rob that store.

The woman is described as white female, between 5’2 and 5’4 and about 130 pounds.

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