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Two Men Pistol Whip, Rob Cortlandt Gas Station Clerk

Two assailants pistol whipped and robbed a Cortlandt gas station clerk early Friday morning, say New York State Police.
Two assailants pistol whipped and robbed a Cortlandt gas station clerk early Friday morning, say New York State Police. Photo Credit: Jessica Glenza

CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Two assailants pistol whipped and robbed a gas station clerk Friday morning, say New York State Police.

At about 12:50 a.m., two men in ski masks and winter clothes entered the BP Mart at 2030 Albany Post Road, Croton, and struck an employee several times with a handgun, police said. The men then stole an undetermined amount of cash and multiple packs of Newport cigarettes before fleeing north in the direction of Maiden Lane, police said.

One suspect was described as wearing a dark-colored bubble winter jacket with blue jeans and sneakers; the second was described as wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with blue jeans and sneakers.

The clerk was treated at Hudson Valley Hospital Center for minor injuries to his head and face. He was later released.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the New York State Police Barracks at Cortlandt, Bureau of Criminal Investigations at 914-788-8044 or the New York State Police main line at 914-737-7171. All calls are confidential.

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