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Albany man indicted for pistol whipping man during robbery

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Prosecutors get an indictment against an Albany man they say robbed a man, Pistol-whipped him, and led police on a chase than injured an officer.

The Dougherty County grand jury indicted 21-year old Michael Noird for armed robbery, aggravated assault, obstruction of an officer. and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Prosecutors say on December 10th Noird attacked Reginald Jones in front of his McArthur Street home, stole his wallet, hit him in the head, and fired several shots that hit cars and homes.

Police chased Noird and captured him.

District Attorney Greg Edwards said "The police arrived on the scene, and that's one of the counts as well. Obstruction of officer count."

One of the police officers chasing Noird ran into a clothes line and suffered cuts to his face and mouth. 

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