Police/Fire/EMS report for Oct. 7, 2011

ALBANY, Ga. -- A call for a lift resulted in an armed robbery Wednesday night, Albany Police Department reports show.

Jeffrey Young reported the robbery at 11:25 p.m. Wednesday on the 100 block of South Jefferson Street.

According to the police report: "The suspect came to the victim's home to give him a ride. When the suspect arrived, the victim got into his vehicle and at that point the suspect pointed a small handgun gun at him and demanded money. The suspect then left the scene."

Police are searching for a 6-foot-tall, black man weighing 185 pounds in connection with the robbery. They have not released the suspect's name. Anyone with additional information should call Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477) or investigations at (229) 431-3288. The Spanish speaking APD-COP Tip Line is (229) 434-2677.

Albany police responded to at least 26 incidents Wednesday, according to available police reports. Police responded to incidents including:

-- Burglary on the 2600 block of Erica Court;

-- Theft by taking on the 2800 block of Ledo Road and the 2500 block of Dawson Road;

-- Entering auto on the 2700 block of Pointe North Boulevard;

-- Missing juvenile on the 200 block of North Broadway Court;

-- Criminal damage to property (domestic) on the 2700 block of Dawson Road;

-- Assault (domestic) on the 500 Block of Pine Avenue;

-- Simple battery (domestic) on the 2300 block of Garden Avenue;

-- Domestic (unfounded) on the 500 block of West Whitney Avenue and the 500 block of Aztec Avenue.

ALBANY FIRE: Albany firefighters responded to 17 calls, including four EMS assists, a 10-acre field fire that spread from a trash fire, four grass fires, three activated alarms, a broken air conditioner and a downed power line.