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Robber who took $550 from Cutchogue gas station caught, police say

The robber who took about $550 from a Cutchogue gas station last month was arrested Wednesday near her home, Southold Town police said.

Rebecca Abatelli, 27, of Main Road in Cutchogue, showed what appeared to be a handgun when she held up the Valero gas station on Route 25 during the early morning hours of April 22, detectives said.

Abatelli was charged with second-degree robbery and held overnight for arraignment Thursday.


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