Clerk pepper sprayed in Albany armed robbery

Clerk pepper sprayed in Albany armed robbery

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Police say one person is in custody and another is on the loose after an armed robbery at a convenience store.

It happened just after 11 p.m. Tuesday at the Westside Grocery on West Gordon Avenue.

Police said two armed men went inside the store and pepper sprayed a clerk during the robbery.

No other injuries were reported.

According to a report, officers responded to the scene while the robbers were still at the store.

Investigators said one suspect was taken into custody.

Police are looking for a man wearing a gray shirt and gray sweats at 6'2" tall.

Officers asked residents in the area to be on alert and to call police if they have any information.

There was no immediate word on whether anything was taken.

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