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ALBION – An Albion man has been charged with holding up a convenience store Wednesday evening after police followed his footprints through the snow and found him hiding in a closet.

Police have charged that Orlando Hernandez, 19, entered the Yellow Goose store at 202 Main St. wearing a mask and made off with $287. The clerk believed he had a concealed handgun.

Hernandez, who has lived at various addresses in the Albion area in recent years, faces trial on third-degree robbery, menacing and petit larceny charges and remains jailed in lieu of $10.000 bail. He is due beck in Albion Town Court Monday.