North Greenbush Police searching for "armed and dangerous" jewel thief

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North Greenbush, NY (WRGB) - North Greenbush Police are searching for a suspect they consider armed and dangerous.

Police tell us 26-year-old Charlie Hardt robbed a jewelry store and committed a home invasion Saturday afternoon.

Investigators say Hardt entered Don Cook Jewelry around 2:30 p.m., displayed a weapon and stole merchandise from the store. No one was injured.

Police tell us Hardt left the jewelry store and took off on foot, stole a car from a nearby home to use as a getaway vehicle.

The car was later recovered in Albany.

Hardt is described as 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds. He has hazel eyes and blond/brown hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the North Greenbush Police Department at (518) 283-5323.

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