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      Slappey Rite-Aid hit by 'armed' robber

      Investigators say that a white male suspect entered the business with a shirt draped across his face and walked up to counter with his hands in his pockets as if he had a weapon concealed. / Image provided by APD


      According to the Albany Police Department, the Rite-Aid on North Slappey was the victim of an armed robbery.

      Investigators say that a white male suspect entered the business with a shirt draped across his face and walked up to counter with his hands in his pockets as if he had a weapon concealed. He then demanded money from the register and the cashier complied with his order. Afterwards, he walked out of the business and fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash.

      Anyone with information regarding the identity or whereabouts of this individual should contact the Albany Police Department's Criminal Investigation Bureau at (229) 431-3288. If citizens prefer to provide information anonymously, they can call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (229) 436-TIPS.

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