Troy Police set up operation to catch burglar


Robert Bump is accused of burglarizing several businesses in and around Troy.

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Robert Bump, 47, of Rensselaer has been arrested after police say he burglarized several businesses in and around Troy. Officers set up a surveillance operation after several convenience stores were broken into.

Police say Bump was caught in the act while burglarizing a business just outside the City of Troy Friday morning. He was also connected to the burglary on Wednesday morning at XV Street store in Troy.

Bump is facing multiple charges:

  • Burglary 3rd Degree
  • Criminal Mischief 4th degree
  • Grand larceny 4th Degree

Bump is currently on parole and was held for arraignment in Troy City Court on Friday.


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