POLICE: Suspect flees after attempted robbery in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)– Albany Police are investigating an alleged attempted robbery that occurred early Saturday morning.

Police say they responded around 4:30 a.m. to the incident in the area of 292 Washington Ave.

The victim reported that a white male, unknown age, standing about 6′ tall and weighing around 200 lbs., attempted to steal her purse using physical force. The suspect fled the scene without the victim’s property. The victim suffered minor injuries.

Albany Police say the incident remains under investigation. They ask that anyone with information pertaining to the incident contact them at 462-8039.

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