South Augusta store robbed

Two men robbed a store on Lumpkin Road at gunpoint Tuesday morning, police said.

A witness told police that the men entered Sunni’s Neighborhood Store at 2849 Lumpkin Road with white T-shirts wrapped around their faces, a Richmond County sheriff’s report said.

One of the men jumped onto the counter and snatched the cash register while the other produced a handgun and threatened the clerk, the report said. The men then ran from the store with the cash register, which is valued at about $1,000.


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