Crime

Armed bandits rob X-Mart store

Two male suspects robbed the X-Mart adult store, 2025 Emery Highway, early Thursday morning, Bibb County Sheriff’s officials reported.

According to the report from the sheriff’s office, the two men arrived at the store at 4:45 a.m. in a black Honda Accord. One of the men was armed with a shotgun, while the other carried a revolver. They forced a clerk, who was outside smoking a cigarette, into the back of the store and took cash from the register and a small lockbox before leaving the scene. The clerk wasn’t injured.

Authorities said the suspects are described as two black males in their 20s. One is about 5-foot-8 with a slender build while the other is about 5-foot-9 with a slender build. The Honda has a “Drive Smart” drive-out tag.

The crime is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 746-9441 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68CRIME.

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