Armed robbery on North Central Street

Man is robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning. / From file

An armed robbery took place early Saturday morning at 505 North Central Street, Apartment B.

The victim, 49-year-old L.C. Phillips, stated that an unknown black male knocked on the door and asked for a cigarette, which led Phillips to invite the man inside.

Once inside, the suspect pulled out a gun and robbed Phillips taking an undetermined amount of money, plus two bottles of liquor.

Albany Police officials are still investigating the incident and are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS.