CRIME WATCH: Business burglarized & man beaten for cigarette

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - One Albany business is out thousands of dollars because of thieves.

On Saturday someone burglarized the J. Durham and Associates office at the Executive Center on Dawson road.

Sunday morning plywood covered the the window to the office were the suspect gained entry.

Several company computers, monitors and components were stolen. Police don't have any suspects.

An man was beaten on a city street after after asking someone for a cigarette.

Police say the incident happened in the 300 block of Sartoga Lane in East Albany.

25-year-old Kashaud Ringold said he asked a man if he had a cigarette, then said he was attacked by eight men and beaten with sticks.

The case is still active.

If you have information on this or other acts of crime in Albany, call crime stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS.

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