A Wappingers Falls man was charged with multiple counts of robbery and attempted robbery. 

On January 3, 2018, State Police charged Anthony Abbot, 34 of Wappingers Falls with two counts of Robbery, one count Attempted Robbery third-degree, and two counts Attempted Robbery sceond-degree.

Abbot is accused of entering the CVS Pharmacy on Riverview Drive in the Town of Marlborough and forcibly taking narcotics. He is also accused of forcibly taking property from a female customer as well as attempting to rob an additional customer and attempting to carjack two vehicles from the parking lot.

Abbot was taken into custody near the store by the Town of Marlborough Police Department.

Ulster County Sheriffs Office and the Town of New Windsor Police Department linked Abbot to a carjacking earlier in the day in the Town of New Windsor where the victim sustained serious injuries.

Abbot was arraigned in the Town of Marlborough Court and remanded to Ulster County Jail without bail.