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Robber fires shots inside Albany business

South Albany business robbed at gunpoint

Metro Pool and Games on South Slappey Boulevard was robbed early Wednesday afternoon. (Staff Photo: Jim West)

Metro Pool and Games on South Slappey Boulevard was robbed early Wednesday afternoon. (Staff Photo: Jim West)

ALBANY — Police are investigating the Wednesday afternoon armed robbery of Metro Pool and Games on the 500 block of South Slappey Boulevard.

Officials say the robber entered the business around 2:15 p.m and demanded money from the register. The suspect took an undetermined amount of money and fired at least two shots inside the business, officers said.

According to police, the suspect is a black male standing 5 feet 3 inches tall. The suspect was dressed in black at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Albany Police Department’s criminal investigation bureau at (229) 431-3288 or Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477).