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State Police charge Southern Tier man in Tops gas station robbery

A Southern Tier man is under arrest for allegedly robbing a Tompkins County Tops gas station.
Lansing (WSYR-TV) – A Southern Tier man is under arrest for allegedly robbing a Tompkins County Tops gas station.

30-year-old Michael Robinson of Odessa was charged with robbery in the third degree, a class D felony.

Police say he robbed the shop on Triphammer Road in Lansing on Feb. 19.

Robinson was arraigned in Town of Lansing Court and taken to the Tompkins County jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

He is scheduled to return to court on March 4.

State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber (Photo courtesy of New York State Police)
State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber (Photo courtesy of New York State Police)
State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber (Photo courtesy of New York State Police)
State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber (Photo courtesy of New York State Police)
State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber (Photo courtesy of New York State Police)
State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber (Photo courtesy of New York State Police)
State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber (Photo courtesy of New York State Police)
State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber (Photo courtesy of New York State Police)
State Police ‘On The Lookout’ for Tompkins County gas station robber
Feb. 20, 2014


Lansing (WSYR-TV) - State Police say they are “On The Lookout” for a man who robbed a gas station in Tompkins County on Wednesday.

Troopers say the robbery happened at about 3:43 p.m. at the TOPS gas station located at 2300 North Triphammer Road in the town of Lansing.

A man entered the gas station and demanded money, but did not display a weapon, according to State Police.

Troopers describe the suspect as:
  • Caucasian male
  • Approximately 5' 10"
  • Last seen wearing a brown coat, turquoise colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers
State Police say the suspect may have fled the scene in a white Ford Expedition.

If you have any information that can help detectives, you are urged to call (607) 347-4440.

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