AMSTERDAM, N.Y. – Amsterdam Police say they have arrested a man for one of the two recent robberies in the city.
According to authorities, Daniel Pabon, 29, has been arrested for Robbery in the 3rd Degree and Assault in the 3rd Degree.
Pabon is accused of robbing the Upstate Electronics on Market Street on December 3rd and assaulting the male employee in the store.
On Tuesday around 6 p.m. police received a robbery report at Upstate Electronics. The employee told police that a male entered the store demanding money while holding a knife. The employee gave the suspect the money and suffered a laceration to his hand.
The victim was taken to St. Mary's Hospital to be treated for his hand injury.
A search warrant executed in Pabon's home revealed a number of pieces of evidence relating to the robbery, which led to his arrest.
Amsterdam Police are still investigating another robbery. On December 2nd around 7:15 p.m. police received a report of a robbery at the Suman Convenient Store in Riverfront Center. The clerk told police that a male entered the store, demanding money from the register and Newport cigarettes. The suspect allegedly displayed what may have been a handgun in his waistband.
Anyone with information should contact police.