ALBANY, N.Y. — Albany police are attempting to identify a suspect
in two separate armed robberies that occurred at convenience stores in the City
On Tuesday at 10:00 p.m., officers answered a call at The
Pearl Street Market, located at 213 South Pearl Street, for a report of a
Upon arrival, the victim stated that a black male entered
the store armed with what appeared to be a handgun and demanded money. The
victim told officers that the suspect displayed the weapon and then fled the
store before getting any money.
Officers responded to Boulevard Grocery, located at 139
Henry Johnson Boulevard, on Thursday morning for a report of a robbery. When they
arrived, the victims stated that a male had entered the store armed with what
appeared to be a handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect
fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as black male in his late teens or
early 20's. He is approximately 5'8″ tall. He was last seen wearing dark
Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police
Detective Division at (518) 462-8039.