Macon police released details late this morning in one of multiple armed robberies they are investigating in addition to an overnight shooting.
Two men are on the run after robbing the Flash Foods on Vineville Avenue at Forest Hill Road at about 2:20 a.m. today, according to a news release from the Macon Police Department.
One of two black males, who were dressed in black shirts and blue jeans, had a red bandanna over his face as he pointed a gun toward the clerk and demanded money. The other man waited at the door and covered his face with something black, the release stated.
The robbers drove off with the money in a dark gray vehicle headed onto Forest Hill Road.
At about 8:15 p.m. Thursday two men with a gun held up Family Supermarket manager as he was closing at 2965 Houston Ave., according to another news release from the Macon Police Department.
The men grabbed the manager's black duffel bag and drove off in a white Crown Victoria that they abandoned on Antioch Road and got into a gray Grand Marquis or Crown Victoria.
Only a partial description of the robbers was released as both had their faces covered. Both are black males with the gunman dressed in all black and the driver had a white T-shirt over his face.
Fewer details were immediately available about other overnight crimes, but police are also investigating a person being shot at about 2:40 a.m. at the S&Z Grocery at 2590 Rocky Creek Road. The injuries are not expected to be life threatening in that case.
Investigators are also working another armed robbery at the Tom's Mart at 2031 Shurling Drive at about 3:50 a.m. today. Shortly before midnight last night, a robbery by snatching was reported at the Rosa Jackson Community Center at 1211 Maynard St.
Anyone with information in these crimes is asked to call Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877)68CRIME.
Come back to macon.com for updates as soon as more information is released or read Saturday's Telegraph.