COHOES, NY (NEWS10) – Cohoes Police Department has received three complaints of attempted robberies during a six-hour period between Midnight and 6am in the Main Street area of the city.
Officers are looking for two black males, who are about 16-years-old, with average height and build with one wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt. No further descriptions are available at this time.
Detectives were called in for further investigation and interviews of the victims. The area is being searched for witnesses and any video that may exist.
Two alleged suspects demanded money from three male victims. Two out of the three male victims said a dark-colored automatic pistol was displayed.
One victim was able to run and get away. Another victim tried to flee but was caught by the alleged robbers and was punched several times forcing him to hand over $60 in cash.
A cab driver, who was also a victim, was able to run and get away.
Detectives urge anyone with information to contact Cohoes Police Department, 911 or Detectives at 233-2146. Also, the crime tips line 233-2161.