Police search for suspected bank robber

Posted at: 08/24/2013 1:48 PM
Updated at: 08/24/2013 1:58 PM
By: Cadence Acquaviva

Bethlehem Police believe they've identified the suspect of a bank robbery in Slingerlands that took place on Wednesday and are asking the public for help in finding him.

According to officials, 45-year-old Victor Shear walked into the Trustco Bank on New Scotland Road, displayed a handgun and demanded money.

Shear's location is unknown at this time. Police consider him armed and dangerous and caution that he should not be approached.

Anyone who may know where Shear is should call Bethlehem Police Detectives at (518) 439-9973. If anyone sees Shear, do not approach him, but call 911 instead.