Police: Albany man wanted in connection with Washington Ave bank robbery

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The United States Marshals Service is offering an award for information in connection to a bank robbery.

Albany police and the U.S. Marshals Service are searching for 24-year-old Raja Johnson in the investigation of a bank robbery that occurred earlier this week on Washington Avenue Extension.

The incident occurred on Monday, November 9 at approximately 3 p.m. at Woodforest Bank.  Johnson implied that he had a weapon and demanded money from the teller.

Police say the teller complied and the alleged robber left with an undetermined amount of cash.

According to authorities, Johnson is a 6’5” black male with tattoos on his left arm and both legs.  Johnson is estimated to weigh about 180 lbs.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Johnson is encouraged to call the Albany Police Detective Division at (518) 462-8039.

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