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Police make arrest in connection to Trustco Bank robbery

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Anthony Zumbolo (Bethlehem Police Department) Anthony Zumbolo (Bethlehem Police Department)
Victor Shear (Bethlehem Police Department) Victor Shear (Bethlehem Police Department)

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. – Police have made an arrest in connection to the August 21st Trustco Bank robbery in Slingerlands.

40-year-old Anthony Zumbolo of Amsterdam was arrested Monday and charged with Hindering Prosecution in the second degree.

The Bethlehem Police Department says Zumbolo informed the armed robbery suspect, Victor Shear, that he was being sought by police. The information Zumbolo allegedly provided resulted in Shear being able to avoid arrest.

Zumbolo was arraigned in Bethlehem Town Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail without bail.

Shear is still wanted by police in reference to the Trustco Bank robbery. A $2,500 reward is being offered by New York State Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of Shear. The Bethlehem Police Department is asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Shear to contact detectives at 518-439-9973.

The Bethlehem Police Department was assisted by the New York State Police in Zumbolo's arrest.

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