Utica man charged with attempted robbery with a knife

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Anthony Lester has been charged with attempted robbery, criminal possession of a weapon, and menacing after trying to rob a Utica Doller General around 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, on Mohawk Street.

According to police, Lester demanded money from the cashier with a knife. An employee that knew him chased after him, Lester then threatened that employee with the knife.

After that altercation police were able to locate Lester, arrest him, and transport him to the Utica Police Department.

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