Ghent woman accused of robbery

January 05, 2017 06:45 AM

GREENPORT -- A Columbia County woman has been arrested, accused of trying to rob two stores on Wednesday.

The Columbia County Sheriffs Office tells us 56-year-old Marilyn Olshena of Ghent tried to hold up Sallys Beauty Supply in the town of Greenport after trying to rob the Five Below store next door.

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Deputies say Olshena stated she had a gun, although none was displayed. No money was taken in either robbery attempt.


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