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March 19, 2004

Albany -- Two Albany men were tied up in their home and held at gunpoint while their store was robbed.

|At 12:30 Thursday morning, Hassan Khan was returning home from the convenience store he owns, when two masked men attacked him in his front yard on West Whitney Avenue.

The two men, armed with a shotgun and a handgun,tied up Khan near this gate. They burst into his home and tied up another man who lived there, Sher Khan.

One robber stayed with the two men, while the other robbed Khan's store on West Gordon Avenue. Lt. Kenn Singleton of the Albany Police said "The suspects did ask them for the code and the keys to get inside the place of business. Once they got inside the store they did remove some moneys from the safe. "

The robber returned to Khan's home and picked up the other robber. The Khans were able to free themselves and call police.

No arrests have been made.

posted at 6:17 PM by jimw@walb.com