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Police: Man flagged down trucker, then robbed him

Jeffrey Treffy Jeffrey Treffy | Photo: New York State Police.

May 02, 2017 12:53 PM

CANAAN - Police say a man flagged down a trucker, then robbed him.

It happened at State Routes 22 and 295 in Canaan Monday morning.

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Police say 39-year-old Jeffrey Treffy got the driver’s attention by flagging him down next to what appeared to be a disabled vehicle. They say he only made off with a cell phone.

Treffy was arrested on State Route 20 in New Lebanon a short time later.

He’s now in the Columbia County Jail.

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