Halfmoon man charged in Rexford Stewart’s robbery

Austin J. Patterson
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CLIFTON PARK – A Halfmoon man was arrested, charged with robbing a Route 146 Stewart’s Shop on July 4, Saratoga County Sheriff’s officials said.

Austin Patterson, 20, faces one count of first-degree robbery, a felony, officials said. He turned himself in Wednesday.

Patterson is accused of entering the shop in Rexford July 4 and taking items from behind the counter, officials said.

When approached by a store employee about paying for the items as he left, Patterson displayed a knife in a threatening manner and fled, officials said.

Patterson was arraigned and released to return to court later.

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