Police release names of men charged in North Greenbush bank robbery

February 27, 2019 07:10 PM

NORTH GREENBUSH -  Three people were charged Wednesday in connection with Tuesday's bank robbery and shooting in North Greenbush.

Christopher Cohn and Ulysses Walls are charged with bank robbery and Quardel Valentine is charged with conspiracy.

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Cohn and Walls are not facing weapons charges in this case yet, though police say they were both armed with guns when they allegedly robbed the M&T Bank on Route 4 in North Greenbush.

North Greenbush Police Chief David Keevern said shots were fired when Cohn and Walls were leaving the bank with the stolen money. One of those bullets grazed a teller's arm. She was treated on scene and released.

Meanwhile, state police say they arrested a fourth person as a result of the investigation. They say 25-year-old Ahlam Talbi was in possession of stolen property and a controlled substance.

Authorities aren't saying if she played a role in the robbery or had any knowledge of it.

She's now in the county jail.


WNYT Staff

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