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Man Uses Knife To Steal Food At Northern Westchester Supermarket, Police Say

Super Foodtown Supermarket on Albany Post Road in Cortlandt.
Super Foodtown Supermarket on Albany Post Road in Cortlandt. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A 41-year-old man is behind bars after he used a knife to steal food at a supermarket in Northern Westchester, state police said.

State Police responded to the Super Foodtown Supermarket on Albany Post Road in the town of Cortlandt for a report of a robbery on Thursday, Sept. 27 at about 2:45 p.m.

An investigation found that Cortlandt resident Robert Patterson used a knife to forcibly steal food from the supermarket, state police said. Specific details regarding the robbery were not released.

Patterson was charged with first-degree robbery, a Class B felony, and third-degree criminal possession, a Class D felony.

Patterson was transported to Westchester Medical Center for a preexisting medical condition, and arraigned before the town of Mount Pleasant Justice. He was remanded to the Westchester County Jail without bail and is due back in court this week.

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