Police respond to attempted armed robbery at Albany store

Police respond to attempted armed robbery at Albany store

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - According to the Albany Police Department, officers responded to an attempted armed robbery at the Dollar General on the 1400 block of Dawson Road Sunday night.

Police said the call came just before 9 p.m.

Officers said a man dressed in dark clothing wearing a clown mask went into the store and demanded money at gunpoint.

Police said when the clerks could not open the register, the man fired a shot, then fired more shots as he left the business.

No one was hurt and nothing was taken.

As of 9:45 p.m. Sunday, police were still in the area searching for the man.

Police said people who live in the area should be on alert and report anything suspicious to police.

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