Albany Police need your help in identifying a suspect they believe to be a serial robber responsible for numerous holdups at stores around the city.

What Happened Saturday Night?

Originally posted on the City of Albany Police Department Facebook page, a surveillance video still of the male suspect was shown from a prominently located, popular downtown Sunoco from Saturday night, June 25. Officers say they were called to the gas station for an attempted robbery. The man in the picture is wearing a grey Adidas hooded sweatshirt and a balaclava that obscures most of his face.

The attempted robber is pictured in the security tape carrying a pistol. Staff of the Broadway Sunoco say the would-be thief accosted them at the register with the handgun and demanded money. The incident occurred around 9:30p.

Which Sunoco Was Targeted?

The Sunoco where the man tried to strike is the location at 975 Broadway – just about two and a half blocks from the Palace Theatre.

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The suspect in question did not receive any money and escaped the store empty handed. Albany PD says he matches the description of a man they’ve been looking for in conjunction with several other similar robberies in recent weeks.

Do You Know This Man?

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The search for the suspect continues this week. Anyone who has information can call the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039 or submit an anonymous tip to Capital Region Crime Stoppers. Tips can be turned in via their website or the P3 Tips app.

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