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Attempted late night robbery at Albany convenience store

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany police are searching for a man they say attempted to rob a convenience store late Tuesday night.

Officers responded to the BP gas station on Slappey Boulevard for a robbery in progress around 11:50 p.m.  Dispatch was advised that the man, with a gun in his hand, tried to get in through locked doors after the business had closed.

Officials say after shaking the doors multiple times and failing to get inside, he gave up and fled the scene.

Officers were unable to locate the suspect after arrival and searching area. The man is described as a tall, slender black man, armed with an unknown type firearm. He was last seen wearing a blue long sleeve shirt and his face was covered.

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