An auto-parts store worker who went outside with a customer to help with a battery got a gun pulled on him.
About 7 p.m. Monday, a man went into Advance Auto Parts at 3230 Mercer University Drive and selected a battery, according to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. A clerk left the store with the man to help him with the battery. After getting into his black Chevrolet pickup truck, the suspect pulled out a handgun, pointed it at the clerk and left with the battery.
The suspect drove off down Mercer University Drive. No one was injured.
The suspect was described as a skinny black male around 6 feet 4 inches tall and was wearing jeans and a brown jacket.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 and ask for the on-call investigator, or call the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
Randy Waters: 478-744-4240