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Albany police attempt to ID robbery suspect

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ALBANY, N.Y. - Police in Albany are attempting to identify a suspect in reference to a robbery on Central Avenue.

Police say the robbey happened on April 10th around 1:40 p.m. at the 99 Plus Discount Store, located at 632 Central Avenue. Police responded at that time for trouble with a customer. Upon arrival, the clerk stated that a man had walked into the store with a previously purchased item and attempted to exchange it for a second item. Upon learning that the item could not be exchanged, the suspect ripped the second item out of the clerks hands and struck him in the face causing a small laceration. The suspect then fled the store with the item.

He is described as a black male, approximately 25 years of age, 5'9", 175 lbs. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a white hooded sweatshirt, and flip flops. He was seen fleeing the scene in the pictured white Nissan Altima.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at (518) 462-8039

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