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      Purse snatched during East Broad armed robbery

      Albany police are investigating after a woman was robbed at gunpoint while walking in the 700 block of East Broad Avenue early Thursday morning. / File


      Albany police are investigating after a woman was robbed at gunpoint while walking in the 700 block of East Broad Avenue early Thursday morning.

      Police say that 30-year-old Georgina Mathis was walking on East Broad around 4:00 a.m. when three black males in an older, unknown vehicle drove up and stopped. One of the occupants jumped out of the vehicle with a handgun and demanded money.

      The man snatched her purse, got back into the vehicle and drove away.

      No injuries were reported in this incident.

      Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Albany Police Department's Criminal Investigation Bureau at (229) 431-3288. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (229) 436-TIPS.

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