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Armed Robbery -- Albany Police Department Case 18-6888 - 08/10/18

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 2:36 a.m., Albany Police responded to an armed robbery report at the Yellow Flamingo, a video lottery establishment located at 1119 Santiam Road SE, Albany, Oregon.  Police were notified that an unidentified male suspect, wearing dark clothing, a mask, and gloves, entered the business around 1:55 a.m., and was armed with a handgun.    

The suspect forced a male employee into a back office and handcuffed the employee to a door before leaving the business with an undisclosed amount of money.  A person who cleans the establishment arrived approximately 40 minutes after the robbery occurred, found the employee handcuffed to an office door and reported the incident to police.   

Albany Police Detectives are continuing the investigation.  If you have any information regarding the investigation, please contact Detective Ryan Knoll at 541-917-7686.

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