The Bethlehem Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that took place at the Trustco Bank in Slingerlands on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Police say it happened around 9:15 a.m. when a man went into the branch at 1569 New Scotland Road, displayed a black handgun and demanded money.
The suspect has been identified Victor A. Shear, 45, who is wanted for Robbery (1st Degree). Police say Shear is to be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Instead, they advise you call 911 or Bethlehem Police Detectives at 518-439-9973.