Albany man arrested in connection to robbery

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Albany detectives have arrested a 22-year-old in connection to a robbery.

Police said Rakeem Lewis of Albany approached two employees at the Dollar Tree located at 911 Central Ave. around 10:30 p.m. on August 21. Lewis was armed with what appeared to be handgun and demanded money, according to police.

The victims complied, and Lewis fled with an unknown amount of cash. No injuries were reported during the incident.

Lewis was charged with Robbery in the Second Degree. He was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.


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