Person of interest in bank robbery apprehended in West Carthage
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Oneida County's sheriff confirms that a person of interest in a bank robbery earlier this month was picked up in the north country Friday morning.
Sheriff Rob Maciol confirmed to 7 News that a person of interest was apprehended in West Carthage in connection with a May 8 bank robbery in Oriskany Falls.
The Berkshire Bank was robbed, possibly at gunpoint, shortly after 11 a.m. on May 8.
In release sent out at the time, Maciol said that a white male in his 50s wearing a cowboy hat entered the bank, displayed what appeared to be a handgun, and demanded money.
The suspect fled on foot with an undetermined amount of money.
The name of the person apprehended has not been released.
Above are bank surveillance photos of the suspect.
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