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Buffalo man being held for two Schenectady holdups

A Buffalo man has been charged with two holdups in downtown Schenectady – Tuesday at a Key Bank branch and last Saturday at the SEFCU credit union.

James G. Hamilton, 45, was arrested Tuesday by Schenectady police in a parking lot near the Key Bank branch and was identified as the robber by bank employees when he was brought back to the bank branch on State Street. He is behind bars pending further court proceedings.