ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A man officers were looking for after he was accused of stealing a 9-millimeter pistol is now behind bars, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).
APD said that Timothy Hudson, Jr., 21, pulled into Shackleford Plaza at 261 East Oglethorpe Boulevard in a black Honda around 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday.
The victim reported to police that Hudson was sitting in the front passenger seat of a car and asked to hold their handgun. Hudson asked to purchase the weapon, but the victim refused to sell it.
APD said Hudson snatched the weapon and left the scene.
Police reported around 9:30 p.m. Thursday that Hudson had turned himself into the Law Enforcement Center and was booked into the Dougherty County Jail.
Anyone with any information on this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS, or they can contact an APD investigator at (229) 431-2100.