Grovetown armed robber gets away with $5,000


Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies were searching Sunday for an armed robber who got away with $5,000 Saturday night, authorities said.

Shortly after 10 p.m., deputies were called to the Motel 6 on Park West Drive in Grovetown in reference to an armed robbery, Capt. Steve Morris said.

When they got there a victim told them he was meeting a friend in the parking lot to pay $5,000 for a car when a man approached him with a gun and demanded money.

The robber took the money and ran. No one was hurt and no arrests have been made, Morris said.



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