Police looking for information in two armed robberies in East Utica
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police are investigating two armed robberies in East Utica that happened on back-to-back nights, and are asking for the public's help in identifying suspects.
Catherine Street and Pellettieri Avenue
There were about seven suspects, all described as black males wearing bandana over their faces.
One suspect in the alleged crime is described as a black male, 6' tall, wearing a baggy blue shirt with Timberland boots and armed with a handgun.
Another is a black male, shorter than 6', bald head and armed with a pump action pistol grip shotgun.
A third is described as a black male, taller than 6', wearing a blue fleece with and American Flag patch on the right shoulder and possibly armed with unknown weapon, according to authorities.
The suspects fled through an alley between 303 and 305 Pellettieri Avenue.
The Utica Police Department Police is asking that anyone with information regarding the robbery or the whereabouts of the bicycle, call the Criminal Investigation Division at 315-223-3510. All phone calls will be kept confidential.