Police seek armed bandit

Police are asking for help in locating a man who robbed the Five Star Express early this morning.

The suspect pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money from the register, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office press release.

Police believe the suspect lives near the store, which is located at 724 Laney Walker Boulevard, because he was recognized by a witness as a frequent customer.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's office at (706) 821-1080.



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