Macon convenience store robbed before sunrise

Two gunmen robbed the Circle K at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Pierce Avenue early this morning.

At about 4:43 a.m. the men, who were wearing ski masks and gloves held up the convenience store at 2580 Riverside Drive.

The men are described as black men, one about 5 feet 11 inches tall but no further information was immediately available, according to the police lookout.

Investigators were on the scene early this morning and an ambulance was dispatched as the clerk was having trouble breathing, according to a police dispatcher.

The radio room supervisor said she was not aware of any other robberies within the city limits over the weekend.