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Suspects sought in armed robbery

Suspects sought in armed robbery

Suspects sought in armed robbery of Amsterdam convenience store.

A clerk and customer were assaulted during an armed robbery at the Kings Food and Fuel II on East Main Street Sunday night, Amsterdam police said.

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects, who made off with an unknown amount of money after the 9:30 p.m. robbery. They say one of the men displayed a small revolver and demanded cash. While one robber was at the cash register, the other struck an employee at the gas station as well as a customer, according to the release. Police did not say if either man was injured.

Police said the duo left on foot in separate directions.

Police provided the following descriptions of the robbers: One is described as a black male with a light to medium complexion, medium build who wore jeans and sneakers and a gray sweatshirt and light-colored bandanna covering his face.

The second is described as a black male with a light to medium complexion wearing jeans and dark footwear, a red sweatshirt and dark-colored bandanna covering his face.

Anybody with information is asked to contact the Police Department at 842-1100.

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