Monticello Police Investigating Commercial Armed Robbery


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mpdMonticello police are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Monticello Shell Mart convenience store located at 5 Jefferson Street in the village of Monticello. At 12:53 AM two males entered the store each armed with what appeared to be handguns. The on duty clerk was then robbed of an undetermined amount of U.S. currency from behind the counter.

The suspects both appeared to be males and each had their faces covered. One suspect was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and holding a silver colored handgun. The second suspect was wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt and holding a black colored handgun. The suspects then fled on foot from the store in a northerly direction. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Monticello Police in confidence at 845-794-4422. The New York State Police and the Sullivan County Sheriff Dept assisted Monticello police at the scene.

(YWN Catskills Newsroom)