Robber demands book bag of cash at beauty supply store in Macon

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An armed robber threw a book bag over the counter at Sally’s Beauty Supply and told an employee to fill it with cash.

The male suspect had a handgun when he made his demand Wednesday at the store at 1485 Gray Highway, according to release by the Bibb Sheriff’s Office.

The robber was given an undisclosed amount of money, and he ran off.

The suspect was described as a young black male with a medium complexion, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He was wearing sunglasses; a black ski mask; a black, hooded sweatshirt; and camouflage pants that may have been gray and black.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.

Randy Waters: 478-744-4240