Albany Police investigate Dove St. robbery

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Dove Street.

On Sunday, September 20 at 5:40 p.m., officers responded to the area of Dove Street and State Street for a report of a robbery.

Upon arrival, the victim told officers that while she was walking on Dove Street, an unknown black male approached her from behind, pulled her by the hair and punched her in the face. The victim states the suspect then fled the scene with her purse.

The victim was treated at the scene and brought to Albany Medical Center with minor injuries. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’0″, 170 lbs. He was last seen wearing a red shirt, black pants and boots. The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at (518) 462-8039.

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