Crime

Man robbed at Forsyth Road ATM

A 29-year-old man was robbed Monday night at the Central Bank of Georgia ATM, 4070 Forsyth Road, according to the Macon police.

The man told officers he was going through the bank drive through ATM machine to check his balance at about 7:20 p.m. when a man with a gun approached him from behind, according to a police report released Tuesday.

The gunman pointed the gun at the man’s head and demanded that he give him money. The man complied by withdrawing $300 from his account, according to the report.

The robber took the cash and left on foot headed west on Forsyth Road, according to the report.

The man told officers the robber apologized for robbing him, but that he needed the money for a “cocaine deal that had gone bad,” according to the report.

The robber further explained that if he didn’t get the money that a drug dealer would kill him, according to the report.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.

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