Albany police investigating bank robbery on Central Avenue

Credit: MGN Online

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) -- Albany police are investigating a bank robbery that took place on Central Avenue Monday afternoon.

According to a news release, officers responded to First New York Federal Credit Union located at 818 Central Avenue around 2:10 p.m. An employee told officers that a man entered the bank and handed over a note demanding money.

The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police said the suspect was wearing a dark colored jacket.

Police took a person into custody, who they said is possibly related to the incident.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039.

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