Black Truck Sought in NBT Robbery; Reward Offered

By Matt Hicks

Black Truck Sought in NBT Robbery; Reward Offered

August 3, 2012 Updated Aug 3, 2012 at 6:18 PM EST

Whitney Point, NY (WBNG Binghamton) New York State Police are now looking for a black pickup truck in Wednesday's armed robbery at NBT Bank in Whitney Point.

Meanwhile, the bank is also offering a $10,000 dollar reward.

It happened just before 3 p.m. Wednesday at the bank's location along Route 11.

Police are looking for a white male who wore a blue sweatshirt, light gray sweatpants and Binghamton Mets ball cap.

They initally said the man was last seen riding a bicycle heading south behind the Arby's Restaurant in Whitney Point.

Now they believe he fled the area in a black pickup truck.

The truck was last seen headed south on state Route 26 toward Endicott.

In the process of fleeing, investigators said he dropped some of the money they suspect was stolen from the bank.

Anyone with information about this suspect or any person who recovered any U.S. currency is asked to contact the New York State Police at (607) 775-1241.

Meanwhile, NBT is also looking for original information that leads to an arrest and conviction, and is offering a $10,000 reward.

Anyone with information specific to the reward can call (607) 226-0509.

NBT officials say all information will be kept confidential.