Since reporting what was posted on the Hudson Police Department Facebook page, Gossips has received the press release about the bank robbery from Chief Ed Moore.
On Saturday February 5, 2022 at 11:52 a.m. HPD received a silent panic alarm from the Trustco Bank located at 507 Warren Street. Officers soon arrived at the bank and discovered the bank had just been robbed.
The suspect walked into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding cash. Upon receiving the money, he exited the building through the rear door. It is unknown if he fled on foot or into a getaway vehicle. No weapon was displayed.
The suspect is described as 6 foot tall, light skinned. He appears to be in his 30s, dark hair, beard, and average build. He was wearing a grey knit hat and a navy blue hoodie with an emblem on the left chest.
Officers were backed up by units from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office as well as the New York State Police. Troopers, who also assisted with a K-9 tracking dog, are remaining to assist with processing the crime scene. Detectives and officers are currently reviewing video and conducting interviews throughout the city.
If anyone has any information, they can leave a message with Detectives at (518) 828-3388.