Teen arrested in robbery on Broad Street

An Augusta teenager was arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery in the 300 block of Broad Street this morning.
Richmond County jail records say that Uriah Sterling, 17, of the 2300 block of Canberra Court, was charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Investigator William Leisey said that at about 10 a.m. the teenager approached a 22-year-old woman, displayed a firearm and demanded the keys to her vehicle. After he drove away, the woman notified the sheriff's office, and deputies located the vehicle at the River Glen Apartments with the teenager inside. No one was injured.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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