Three armed robberies reported Saturday

An Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint while getting cash late Saturday from the Wells Fargo ATM at 2835 Washington Road.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report, around 11:40 p.m. one suspect approached the man's vehicle from behind and showed a gun, while another yelled from behind the ATM for him to surrender all his cash.

After the victim handed them $40, the pair fled.

Around 12:45 a.m. Saturday, another man was robbed when he opened the door of his Gordon Highway motel room to an armed robber, who demanded his cell phones, cash and watch.

The man, who was staying at the Red Carpet Inn, surrendered the items and robber fled, according to an incident report.

At 12:20 a.m. Saturday, a man was approached by an armed robber while pumping gas at Raceway, 2161 Gordon Highway.

The robber took cash and a lottery ticket from the victim, then drove off in a small silver car with taped-up window, he told authorities.

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