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Police probe armed robbery at Wolf Road hotel

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— The Colonie Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at 2:10 a.m. today at the Best Western Hotel at 200 Wolf Road.

Two suspects entered the lobby and one displayed a semi-automatic handgun while going behind the desk, police said.

The second suspect stood by the front door during the robbery.

The desk clerk was told to open the cash drawer and give the suspect the money. The suspect was given about $570 and the suspects left. No shots were fired and there were no injuries, police said. The suspects were last seen fleeing south in the parking lot of the hotel. There are no surveillance photos of the suspects.

The suspects are described as the following:

• A black male, in his mid 20s, 5-feet-9, 150 pounds, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, faded blue jeans, and gloves. He was armed with the handgun.

• A white male, in his mid 20s, 6 feet, 170 pounds, dirty blond hair, brush cut, wearing a black jacket, gloves and may have had a red and black checkered scarf underneath the jacket.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Colonie Police Department at 783-2744.



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