Further suspect details released in Sharon Springs bank robbery, reward offered

By WKTV News

SHARON SPRINGS, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities have released further details about the suspect they are searching for in a Wednesday afternoon bank robbery in Sharon Springs.

According to New York State Police, around 12:04 p.m. on Wednesday, a white male, roughly 5'8" tall with a stocky build, entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding cash. Authorities say the suspect was wearing a yellow hard hat, a reflective work vest, jeans, gloves, and a hooded sweatshirt.

He left the bank with an as yet undetermined amount of cash and proceeded on foot in a northern direction behind the bank.

State Police say that at this time, he is believed to have left the area in an older model black Jeep with a hard top and yellow emergency light affixed to the roof. The suspect vehicle is equipped with white rims and an older white New York State license plate.

NBT Bank is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for original information leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of any individual or individuals involved in the robbery. To provide information to NBT Bank, you are asked to call 607-226-0509. All information will be kept confidential.

You can also contact New York State Police at their 24 hour line in Princetown at 518-630-1700.

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