Police investigate robbery at Albany car wash

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany police say they are investigating a robbery that occurred on Central Avenue.

Police say on Saturday, January 9 at approximately 8:45 a.m., officers responded to Hoffman’s Car Wash, located at 590 Central Avenue for a report of a robbery.

When officers arrived, the employee told them that a male suspect entered the car wash on foot, displayed what appeared to be a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied and the suspect fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 40-years-old. He was last seen wearing dark colored clothing with his face covered.

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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