Walgreens holdup photos released

Columbia County authorities released photos this morning of a man wanted for the Monday robbery of a Martinez Walgreens.

Wearing a hat, tan shirt and blue denim pants, a white male presented a cashier at the drug store located at 3900 Washington Road with a bottle of water to purchase late Monday evening.

When the employee opened the cash register to make change, the man pushed her away, reached into the register and made off with an unknown amount of money, according to a Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

Anyone recognizing the man or with information concerning the robbery should call the sheriff’s office at (706) 541-2800.



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