Crime

Leaping bad guy grabs cash from register in downtown Macon

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An unexpected move was part of a robbery at a store in downtown Macon Tuesday.

At about 5 p.m., a man jumped the counter at the ABC Food Mart, 1194 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., when a clerk opened the register to give change to a customer, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect snatched an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing on foot down Hazel Street. No one was injured.

The suspect was described as a black man about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build. He was dressed all in gray.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.

Randy Waters: 478-744-4240

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