Early morning robbery in Hoosick Falls

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Early Thursday morning Hoosick Falls Police department responded to an armed robbery that was taking place at Cumberland Farms on Church St.

Two masked individuals carrying a machete confronted the clerk as he was returning from throwing out the garbage.

According to police they forced the clerk to open the register and then forced him to the floor.

The masked individuals struck the counter with the machete causing damage to the counter and then fled in an unknown direction.

They were described as about 5’8 and 5’10 and both were skinny and wearing dark clothes.

One wore a Halloween mask and the other wore a white hood over his head.

If anyone has information on these individuals contact the Hoosick Falls Police Department at 686-7900.

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