Albany police attempt to identify robbery suspect

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Police Department is attempting to identify a suspect in connection to a robbery that occurred on Southern Boulevard.

Police responded to 786 Foodmart at 91 Southern Blvd. around 3 p.m. Friday for a report of a robbery.

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The clerk told officers the suspect entered the store armed with what appeared to be a handgun and demanded money from the register. The clerk complied, and the suspect fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash, according to police.

No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately five foot ten inches tall. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a tan coat and white scarf covering his face.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact police at (518) 462-8039.

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