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Teens charged as adults in Albany armed robbery

Suspects accused of Albany armed robbery

Demonte Acree (Special Photo)

Demonte Acree (Special Photo)

ALBANY — Three Albany teenagers accused of attacking an Albany man on Saturday are charged as adults, officials say, even though two of the teens are still minors.

Nicholas Foster, 28, told officers of the Albany Police Department he was attacked shortly before 4 p.m. by three male teens who stole his bicycle.

When he later found the bike at 1301 S. McKinley St., Foster was attacked again, officials say. According to police, the suspects pointed a handgun at Foster, struck him with a stick and punched him in the face. The teens also stole a ring from Foster’s hand, officials say.

The suspects, Demonte Acree, 17, Quantavious Hayes, 14, and Earl McCray, 13, were later arrested, officials say, and transported to the Dougherty County Jail. According to officials, the three are charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and battery.