Kiryas Joel, NY - Dashcam Video Sought After Armed Robber Makes Off With Thousands In KJ Robbery

Published on: June 20th, 2019 at 08:32 PM

Kiryas Joel, NY - An investigation is underway in Kiryas Joel after a late afternoon armed robbery that had an unknown suspect making off with approximately $20,000 to $30,000 in cash.

Sources told VIN News that the knifepoint robbery took place at approximately 5 PM on Dinev Road. The victim is believed to operate a mobile check cashing business out of his car.

The suspect between 30 and 40 years old, is described as a tall, heavyset African American or Hispanic man who was last seen driving a four door black Nissan Sentra with white out of state license plates.

New York State Police public information officer Trooper Steven Nevel told VIN News that the agency’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation is on scene along with uniformed troopers.

Anyone who was in the Dinev Road area at approximately 5 PM and has a dashcam in their vehicle is asked to contact the NYSP at 845-344-5300.

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