(WKTV) - The New York State Police in Oneonta are investigating two armed robberies that may be connected.
According to officials, at about 10 p.m. on Saturday a man entered the Stamford Country Store in Stamford brandishing a large kitchen-type knife and demanded cash from the cash register. He was wearing a green or black jacket, work-type pants with zippers at the bottom, gray gloves and a blue knit hat with eye and mouth holes cut in it. The suspect fled the scene on foot.
On Monday, police say a man came into the Mirabito Convenience Store in Davenport around 6:30 a.m. He displayed a large kitchen-type knife and demanded money from the cash register. He was described as wearing a black jacket, jeans and a blue knit hat with eye and mouth holes. He left the store on foot.
No injuries were reported. Police believe the robberies may be related.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the New York State Police at Oneonta at (607) 432-3211.