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Police investigating robbery of two separate Trustco Banks

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Albany/HV: Police investigating robbery of two separate Trustco Banks
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CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. -- Police in two different towns are investigating bank robberies that happened within minutes of each other.

The first happened at the Trustco Bank in the Star Plaza in Guilderland at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the two people seen in the photo walked into the bank and passed a note demanding money from a teller. They did not display a weapon and left the bank with an unspecified amount of money.

Just eight minutes later, police say a man wearing all black robbed the Trustco Bank at 1900 Altamont Avenue in Rotterdam, also getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash. He's described as five-foot-five, with a medium build and was last seen running north on Altamont Avenue.

It's not clear at this point if the robberies are connected.

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