Police: Suspect robs victims at knifepoint in Buchanan

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BUCHANAN -

State police are on the hunt for the robber who held up two workers at gunpoint in Westchester.

The incident occurred just before 10 a.m. at a business on Bleakely Avenue in Buchanan.

Authorities a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and face mask held up two employees inside the office for a gas station business run out of 300 Bleakley Ave.

One victim was reportedly tied up by the suspect.

Police say the suspect fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash and took off in a black four-door sedan.

Schools in the district were put on temporary lockout because of police activity in the area.

State police say the victims were not injured, but neighbors say they are on edge with the suspect still on the loose.

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