Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

 

KINGSTON – Kingston police have charged a 27-year-old man in connection with a robbery that occurred at the KeyBank branch at 267 Wall St. on Monday afternoon.

Bradley Cook

Bradley Cook, of Moore Street, Kingston, was arrested Monday night and charged with robbery.

Police said Cook entered the bank at about 2:45 p.m., demanded cash and left the rear entrance of the bank.

No weapon was displayed and no one was hurt in the incident, police said..

Police did not comment on the number of customers or employees in the bank at the time.

On Monday afternoon, Detective Lt. Thierry Croizer posted a Facebook image of the suspect caught on bank surveillance. The suspect was  wearing dark sunglasses, a baseball cap with a hoodie pulled over it and white gloves.

Police surround the Uptown Kingston KeyBank branch on Monday afternoon. Photo by Paula Mitchell.

Several detectives remained at the scene until late afternoon.

The town of Ulster K-9 Unit, along with the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office, assisted in the investigation.

No crime scene tape surrounded the bank, so several customers, unaware that there had been a robbery, were turned away.

Cook was being held in police lockup awaiting arraignment.

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