A one-thousand dollar reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the man who robbed the Celtic Harp on Varick Street.

Utica Police say a man entered the building through a rear door just before 12:30 yesterday afternoon and forced an employee to give him money.

He fled when another person arrived.

The suspect was last seen running in the area of Stark and Warren Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call Utica Police at 223-3510.

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