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Police: FedEx driver Tazed in robbery attempt

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Police are searching for a suspect in the attempted robbery of a FedEx freight driver.

It happened Wednesday night on Centennial Ave.

Officials said the victim, Jeffery Appling, 43, was unhooking his trailer around 10:45 p.m. when the suspect approached him with a stun gun.

The suspect attempted to rob Appling and a struggle broke out. Appling said he was Tazed three times in the head.

Appling told officials once he told the suspect he had nothing, the suspect ran away.

FedEx officials said that Appling was taken to the hospital for his injuries but is recovering.

This incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked call Albany Police. 

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