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Suspect, 27, Charged In Beacon Armed Robbery

A Cold Springs man was arrested by Beacon police for armed robbery.
A Cold Springs man was arrested by Beacon police for armed robbery. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

Beacon police nabbed a 27-year-old man for an attempted armed robbery, according to the Beacon Police Department.

Kenneth R. Place, of Cold Springs, was arrested around 10 a.m. Tuesday when the City of Beacon Police were called to 426 Main Street for a reported robbery with a gun, said Det. Sgt. Jason Johnson.

The victim along with other witnesses were interviewed and Place was still on scene. The firearm described was located by officers and a subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Place, said Johnson.

He was charged with attempted robbery, criminal possession of a weapon, and menacing and is being held at Dutchess County Jail on $10,000 cash/$20,000 bond.

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