Macon police are looking for two gunmen who fired a shot, hit an employee and held up the Family Dollar store at 4925 Bloomfield Road.
Officers were dispatched to the store at about 9:50 p.m. Tuesday after two black males with purple bandanas over their faces took cash from the store, robbed the worker and fled but came back and confronted a female customer, according to a news release from the Macon Police Department.
The men demanded her purse and keys and got away in her truck, the release stated.
Police are looking for a dark-colored 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup with tinted windows and Georgia license plate number BCL1991.
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Both men were wearing gray hooded sweatshirts, but one had on black pants and the other blue jeans, police said.
Monday morning at about 7:30 a.m., two men wearing purple masks and armed with handguns robbed the Nu-Way at 5572 Bloomfield Road.
The men jumped over the counter and took the cash drawer out of the cash register before striking a customer in the face with a gun and taking the customer’s wallet and keys to a company truck.
Another customer was also robbed of a wallet before the suspects fled in the stolen truck, which police recovered with the cash drawer nearby.
Anyone with information is urged to call police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers (877) 68CRIME.
Information from The Telegraph archives contributed to this report.