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Gunman runs from holdup empty handed

ALBANY, Ga. — An attempted armed robbery outside a pharmacy store Wednesday night ended up with the gunman running away empty handed, police say.

According to Albany Police Department reports, a white man in his early 20s approached a 66-year-old woman outside the CVS drugstore at 609 Westover Blvd. about 5 p.m., showed her a handgun and demanded money.

In the end, however, he fled without getting any money. The woman was uninjured.

The would-be bandit was described as 6-foot-2 and weighing about 200 pounds. He has sandy-blond hair cut in a crewcut and was wearing a blue shirt, dark tie and black pants.

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.

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