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      US Beauty Mart robbed at gunpoint

      The Albany Police Department is investigating after an armed robbery at the US Beauty Mart in the Brook's shopping plaza Monday night. / File

      The Albany Police Department is investigating after an armed robbery at the US Beauty Mart in the Brook's shopping plaza Monday night.

      Police say that shortly after 6:30 pm, two black males dressed in all black and wearing masks entered the store and demanded money from the register at gunpoint; the cashier complied and gave them the money.

      At some point during the robbery, 12 customers ran out the back of the business and the robbers ran out the front door. The men left with an unknown amount of cash.

      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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