ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – A 24-year-old Albany man has been charged in connection with a robbery that occurred yesterday on New Scotland Avenue. Nicholas Christopher was arrested following an investigation by members of the Albany Police Department.
On Friday, June 7, 2019, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Christopher entered Lukoil, located at 821 New Scotland Avenue armed with a 12-gauge shotgun and demanded cash from the employee at the counter.
The employee complied and Christopher fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash. No injuries were reported during the incident.
Christopher has been charged with Robbery 1st and Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st. He was arraigned in the Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.