Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Reward Offered Regarding Multiple Bank Robberies

Robbery suspect. Photo: Beacon PD

DUTCHESS COUNTY – New York State Crime Stoppers, acting as a resource for the City of Beacon Police Department, The Town of Poughkeepsie and the City of Poughkeepsie are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for multiple bank robberies.

On Dec. 11, 2017 a person described as a light-skinned black male entered the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Beacon, and passed a note to the teller demanding cash.

On Dec. 21, 2017 a person described as a light-skinned black male entered the M&T bank in the City of Poughkeepsie and passed a note demanding cash.

On Jan. 2, 2018 a light-skinned black male entered the TEG Credit Union in the Town of Poughkeepsie and passed a note to a teller demanding cash.

Reward Offered Regarding Multiple Bank Robberies

Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Beacon. Photo by Jason Brodbeck

In all three robberies, police said the suspect was described as a light skinned black male, approximately six feet tall with a medium build.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the New York State Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-866-313-TIPS (8477) immediately.

Callers can remain anonymous. There is no caller ID on the New York State Crime Stoppers hotline phones. Rewards are paid in cash.

New York State Crime Stoppers is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization that was formed to assist federal, state, county and local law enforcement throughout New York State. NYS Crime Stoppers offers rewards for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for particular felony crimes within the borders of New York State. The organization’s success can be attributed to the anonymity it provides callers and the rewards provided as an incentive.

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