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Bonaire restaurant robbed at gunpoint

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the suspect in the Aug.  23 armed robbery of a Subway restaurant on Ga. 247 in Bonaire.
The Houston County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the suspect in the Aug. 23 armed robbery of a Subway restaurant on Ga. 247 in Bonaire.

A Subway restaurant on Ga. 247 in Bonaire was robbed late Thursday.

A man came into the sandwich shop shortly before 10 p.m., showed a handgun and demanded money, according to a Houston County Sheriff’s Office news release.

He fled south on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

One employee was inside the store, and she was not hurt, said Houston County sheriff’s Lt. Kent Bankston.

The suspect was described as a dark-skinned man, about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall. He was wearing a black jacket over a green or gray hoodie, blue pants and gray tennis shirts, the release said.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery is asked to contact Houston County sheriff’s Sgt. Anna Lange at 478-542-2080.

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