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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Robbery Suspect Arrested

Lewis, Terrance J


“City Police Arrest Suspect in Robbery Investigation” 

DATE OF RELEASE: 09/21/2020 


On Sunday, September 20, 2020, at approximately 8:45 pm, Plattsburgh City Police responded to the A Plus Mini Mart, located at 352 Margaret Street for a report of an attempted robbery that had just occurred. It was reported that a man entered the business and demanded money from the clerk while holding his hands inside his shirt as to make the clerk believe he had a weapon. The clerk refused to comply with the demand and activated the fire alarm which caused the suspect to flee on foot. Responding officers located a man matching the description provided by the clerk, walking in the area of Margaret and Weed Streets. Upon further investigation, the suspect, identified as Terrance Lewis (47) of Miller Street in Plattsburgh, was taken into custody without incident. Lewis was charged with Attempted Robbery in the First Degree (Class C Felony). He was arraigned Monday in Plattsburgh City Court where he was remanded to the Clinton County Jail. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this matter is encouraged to contact City Police at (518)563-3411. 

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Submitted by Captain Bradley Kiroy

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