1 caught; 1 sought in pizza holdup

Two men in hockey masks robbed an Augusta pizza restaurant Wednesday night.

Augustine Quinones, 45, of 1057 Woodsedge Drive, was arrested and charged with armed robbery a short distance from where he alledgedly robbed the Papa John's Pizza at 2416 Windsor Spring Road, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's report.

He and another unidentified suspect entered the restaurant wearing the masks and demanded money from the employees, the report said. The second suspect fired his gun inside the store then the men took money from the register and fled on foot.

The second suspect is described as a black male, between 6-feet, 3-inches and 6-feet 6-inches tall, and between 200 and 220 pounds, a press release said.

He has short hair and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information on the robbery can call the Sheriff's Office at (706) 821-1080.


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