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Injured Albany officer recovering from hit & run


Police are still searching for a man who they say assaulted an officer. He will likely be charged with Aggravated Assault on a police officer.

APD Sgt. Denise Barnes tried to make a traffic stop just before 9:30pm in the 400 block of Wadkins Avenue.

The driver of a Black Dodge Avenger intentionally rammed her patrol car, then jumped out and ran.
Barnes was transported to hospital and suffered minor injuries. She is now at home, resting.

Police are trying to locate the man, and if you have any information regarding the incident you are asked to contact the Albany police department at 229.431.2100. 


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