Teacher says he was robbed in movie parking lot

 A 53-year-old Augusta Technical College professor told deputies Sunday that he was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of Regal Augusta Exchange 20 Cinemas on Thursday.

The victim said he was sitting in his vehicle grading papers at about 7:45 p.m. when a black man in his teens put a gun to his head and demanded the keys to his car, a Richmond County Sheriff’s report said.

The victim said he grabbed the gun and struggled with the man but was unable to take it away . The attacker then put on brass knuckles and demanded money, the report said. The victim gave him $20.

As the attacker and an accomplice fled, the victim said they yelled “that’s what happens when people are hungry.”




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