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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