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      Walgreens' burglar makes bloody entrance

      Photos indicate that the suspect entered the store through a side window which was shattered.

      / Matt Prichard


      Albany police have confirmed a burglary at the Walgreens on Sylvester Road early Tuesday morning around 1:10 AM.

      Photos indicate that the suspect entered the store through a side window which was shattered.

      The burglar then appears to have squeezed through the small opening and cut himself, with dry blood coating the broken glass.

      He was able to grab several cartons of cigarettes from the store after escaping the store.

      Officers say they are looking for a short black male with a dark complexion.

      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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