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      Jimmie's Hot Dogs owner speaks out about robbery

      Surveillance video of the suspect jumping the counter at Jimmie's Hot Dogs / Courtesy of Jimmie's Hot Dogs

      A business in downtown Albany was robbed Friday evening.

      Police responded to a call from Jimmie's Hot Dogs around 5 pm.

      The suspect jumped over the counter and proceeded to take nearly $250.

      Tommy Mathes, the owner of Jimmie's Hot Dogs, says he wants to assure customers this was an isolated event and his business is still a safe place.

      Mathes also commended the police on a job well done. Within two hours of the robbery the suspect was in custody.

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