APD: Artis Thomas wanted in theft by taking case

Artis Thomas

Artis Thomas

The Albany Police Department asks the community for its help in locating 54-year-old Artis Thomas of Albany. He is wanted for theft by taking around 9 p.m. on May 7 at 1615 E. Broad Ave.

Thomas was described as a black man standing 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 190 pounds in police reports.

"On the above date, Thomas entered the business without permission and stole money from his employer, McCollum Cleaners," said Phyllis Banks, police spokeswoman. "Since the incident occurred, Thomas has called and threatened the victim several times."

Anyone with additional information should call investigations at (229) 431-3288 or Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477). The Spanish speaking APD-COP Tip Line is (229) 434-2677.

Crime Stoppers is an anonymous tipline. People with information could become eligible for cash rewards.