Rotterdam PD investigates Pioneer Savings bank robbery

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police are investigating a robbery that took place at Pioneer Savings Bank in Rotterdam.

The robbery took place around 6:20 p.m. Thursday at the Pioneer Savings Bank on Altamont Avenue.


According to police, a white male entered the bank and passed a handwritten note that indicated he had a gun and to hand over money or he would cause harm to the teller. No gun was actually displayed, police said.

The teller complied and gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash. He then fled on foot. No injuries were reported.

The male is described as mid-thirties, 5’4” tall with a thin build. He had what was described as dark colored makeup that circled his eyes. He was also wearing a dark colored hooded jacket and dark colored jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (518) 355-7397.

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