Crime

Robbers hit Columbus Road convenience store

Bibb County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery that happened late Thursday at the Country Corners convenience store, 6620 Columbus Road.

About 9:55 p.m., three black males dressed in dark clothing with covered faces approached the store’s owner while he was standing outside, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

One of the men held the business owner at gunpoint while the two others entered the store, one man holding a clerk at gunpoint and the other emptying cash registers, according to the release.

The victims told authorities at least one of the men wore a red bandana to hide his face.

The robbers reportedly left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 746-9441 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877)) 68-CRIME.

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