Saratoga bank robber still at large

Police say Trustco on Congress Street robbed

— Saratoga Springs police say a man who robbed the Trustco Bank branch on Congress Street Monday evening is still at large and could be armed.

Although details are sketchy, police said the suspect is a black male with a slight build and in his late teens or early 20s. He was wearing a zipped, black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and a black baseball cap, and was carrying a gray plastic Wal-Mart bag, according to descriptions by Trustco employees.

Police said the suspect indicated to the teller he was armed, but it is unknown whether he had a gun or whether he is still in possession of it.

Police say they received a 911 call at 5:40 p.m. on Jan. 28 regarding the robbery. They responded but the suspect had already left the bank and was last seen headed south towards Hamilton Street. It was not known how much money the robber made away with.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Saratoga Springs Police Department at 584-1800. The investigation is ongoing.

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