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Man charged with robbery of cash and cell phone

WILTON - A man is arrested after police say he robbed a man and his girlfriend on Friday.

State Police have charged John Zippo, 44 of Maple Avenue in Saratoga Springs of Robbery. 

The couple met with Zippo behind the McDonalds on Route 50 in Wilton for a private sale of electronics. 
He is accused of pulling a knife on the couple, and demanding money and a cell phone.

Zippo was arrested when he returned to his house, after the couple reported his car to police.

A cellular phone and several hundred dollars in cash were taken in the robbery.  Some of the property was recovered. 

Zippo was arraigned in Wilton Town Court and sent to Saratoga County jail with no bail.

There were no injuries.
 
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