ALBANY, N.Y. – An Albany man was arrested in connection with a robbery that occurred on Sheridan Avenue in November.
On Friday, November 29 around
6:30 a.m., Albany Police said they responded to the area of 99 Washington Ave.
for a report of a suspicious person.
When officers arrived, a female victim told police that while in
the rear of the building, a male approached her from behind and placed his hand
on her shoulder. The 62-year-old woman screamed, and the male fled the scene.
According to authorities, they located 32-year-old Dontell Davis shortly
after the call based on a description given by the victim.
An investigation revealed Davis was also connected to a robbery on
On November 20around 5:40 a.m., Davis allegedly
approached a woman inside the parking garage at
100 Sheridan Ave. He appeared to be armed with a knife and demanded money. The
41-year-old female victim complied, and he fled the scene.
The woman was unharmed during the incident.
After the attack on November 20, the Public Employees Federation
went through the parking garage and created a list of suggested security
updates. The Office of General Services operates Sheridan Garage, and OGS plans
to meet with PEG to discuss any enhancements.
Davis was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court Tuesday and
remanded to the Albany County Jail. He was charged with Robbery in the 1st Degree.