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Police Search for 2 Suspects in Armed Robbery at Montrose Gas Station

The BP Mart on Albany Post Road was robbed today, just before 1 a.m., according to state police investigators.

State police are searching for two men who committed an armed robbery at the BP Mart on 2030 Albany Post Road in Montrose today, shortly before  1 a.m.

The robbery took place at about 12:49 a.m when two men entered the store and pistol whipped the store clerk several times with a handgun, according to investigators. The suspects then took an undetermined amount of cash and cigarettes before fleeing the scene.

The men were last seen running north, toward Maiden Lane.

The store clerk was treated at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center for injuries to his head and face. He was later released from the hospital.

Police described the suspects as two black men. One of the men wore a dark-colored, bubble winter type jacket with blue jeans and sneakers. The other suspect wore a dark-colored, hoodie type jacket with blue jeans and sneakers.

The robbers used hoods and ski masks to their faces, according to police. Police ask anyone with information to call them at  914-737-7171.  All calls will be kept confidential.

ED HICKEY December 30, 2012 at 10:20 AM
Just a very sad, and yes, unfortunately more common crime that is echoed throughout all communities; most certainly this robbery is a sign of the times and a preview of the worse that is to come. Can't say I believe, in any way, that this crime was "inside" in any way. More likely, this new esablishment owned by the same owner of the mobils (rt.6 lake mohegan / rt. 202 ? Yorktown...just b4 Taconic Pkwy ent.) was cased by these two men for their planned robbery after the two noticed the existence of the new BP. This makes me believe the two (or at least one) are/is local enough to know the place was new and was comfortable enough with the neighborhood to flee on foot. Many changes are being made at all of this above mentioned owners' businesses to increase the security measures, significantly decrease police response time, and actually leave the decision in the hands of the employee as to whether or not the approaching person will or will not be allowed to enter via a perpetually locked door system that requires employee "buzzing" in each customer. With all that said and fact, no, despite any "fishy" feelings, this was not an inside job. Hoping and praying for GODspeed healing of the "pistol whipped" employee. Side note: didn't know the "tool" that wrote/published the "list" in the JN had a pistol permit in NYC!!! Thank you for this info .... hypocritical "tool"! Lastly, got a chuckle outta the "ban hoodies" comment ...
Shar December 30, 2012 at 02:50 PM
Thanks ED...It also might be a good idea to ban subway trains in NYC as there have quite a few subway train killings as of late
Shar December 30, 2012 at 03:12 PM
Grinding us down by adding a criminal element into our community and so much more: http://vimeo.com/52009124
ED HICKEY December 30, 2012 at 03:49 PM
Shar ... you are killing me today with jokes!! Lol! In all seriousness, sadly again, this very poorly informed woman allegedly hates all hindus because they "blew up 9/11"...yeah, I know ... someone tell this psycho that #1. Terrorists were of the islamic faith, not hindu, and 2. Regardless!! Even if this nut was better informed, it doesn't justify shoving someone into/under a subway! SMH! Now, if he was wearing a hoodie ....
volunteer emt January 04, 2013 at 06:13 PM
hahaha one for the nurse

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