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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Police are searching for the suspects they say are responsible for five separate armed robberies in the Poughkeepsie area, all within the past week.
Police say four of the robberies took place in the City and one in the Town of Poughkeepsie.
In the city, the robberies took place at the Lollipop Tree Flower Shop on Lincoln Avenue, the Miz Clean Laundromat on South Avenue, a Rite Aid, also on South Avenue and another Rite Aid on Hooker Avenue.
The fifth robbery happened at the Smoke 4 Less on Main Street in the Town of Poughkeepsie.
Police say the suspects in all of the robberies were armed with knives while wearing masks and gloves.
Cash was also taken from all of the businesses.
Police believe all of the robberies were committed by the same people.
Anyone with information on any of these robberies is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police at (845) 451-7577.