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Albany Police investigating robbery

Albany, NY

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are continuing to investigate a commercial robbery that occurred late Sunday evening on Western Avenue.

On Sunday, October 24, 2021 around 10:20 p.m., officers responded to Sunoco, located at 1221 Western Avenue for reports of a robbery. Upon arrival, an employee told officers that an unknown man approached the counter armed with a handgun and demanded cash from the register. The employee complied and the suspect fled with an undetermined amount of cash.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

At this time the investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039.

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