County police say robberies are linked - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

County police say robberies are linked

Posted: Updated:
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Tifton schools get renovations

    Tifton schools get renovations

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:10:57 GMT
    Eighth Street Middle School has new ceilings and renovated hallways, and  Matt Wilson is getting improvements too.More >>
    Eighth Street Middle School has new ceilings and renovated hallways, and  Matt Wilson is getting improvements too.More >>
  • 9-year-old raises funds for Flint RiverQuarium

    9-year-old raises funds for Flint RiverQuarium

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:30:46 GMT
    The Flint RiverQuarium has more funds for feeding its animals thanks to the efforts of one 9-year-old girl.More >>
    The Flint RiverQuarium has more funds for feeding its animals thanks to the efforts of one 9-year-old girl.More >>
  • Metro Albany's jobless rate climbs .3%

    Metro Albany's jobless rate climbs .3%

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:54:21 GMT
    Information from The Georgia Department of Labor- The Georgia Department of Labor says Metro Albany's unemployment rate increased to 8.7 percent in June, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 8.4More >>
    The rate increased because of seasonal factors, such as the summer job loss among non-contract school workers and temporary layoffs, primarily in manufacturing. There were 60,500 jobs in Albany in June, down by 300, or 0.5 percent, from 60,800 in May. Most of the loss came in state government and the service-related industries.More >>

By Jim Wallace - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Dougherty County Police now say the man wanted for a home invasion this week is also responsible for another armed robbery.

Demetrise McCoy is now wanted for two counts of armed robbery and aggravated assault and weapons charges.

McCoy was first named a suspect in Monday night's home invasion on Woodridge Court in which a man and woman were tied up and robbed at gunpoint by two masked men.

Thursday, Investigators also took warrants against McCoy for Saturday's home invasion robbery on Miller Street.

Three masked men tied up a man and hit him in the head with a gun.

If you have any information on Demetrise McCoy, call Dougherty County Police at 229-430-6600 or crime stoppers at 229-436-tips.

Feedback


©2009 WALB News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.