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Augusta woman robbed at gunpoint

Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:19 PM
Last updated Friday, Aug 1, 2014 3:06 PM
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Deputies are searching for a black male following an armed robbery at an Augusta business.

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On Tuesday, a female victim filed a report with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office saying she was robbed at gunpoint inside The Hair Boutique on the 2300 block of Lumpkin Road on June 28.

The woman told deputies that suspect Antonio Wright entered the store asking for something to drink. When the victim told Wright there was nothing for him, the suspect pointed a handgun at her and said “give it up,” according to a RCSO incident report.

The victim stated that she gave the suspect her purse, containing money, her license and other items.

The woman said she waited more than a month to file the report because she was “scared at the time because the suspect had all her information,” the report said.

Wright is described as 23 years old, 5-foot-6 and 140 pounds.

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corgimom
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corgimom 07/31/14 - 10:13 pm
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Mother's pride and joy. A

Mother's pride and joy.

A so-called man robbing a woman at gunpoint.

AutumnLeaves
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AutumnLeaves 07/31/14 - 10:26 pm
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Have a picture of Antonio

Have a picture of Antonio Wright? He's probably still around or come back by now, thinking the heat is off.

corgimom
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corgimom 08/01/14 - 12:46 am
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Autumn Leaves, as strange as

Autumn Leaves, as strange as this may seem, there are several Antonio Wrights in Augusta that are criminals, I can't accurately determine which one this story talks about.

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jimmymac 08/01/14 - 08:31 am
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ANTONIO
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His mom is probably so proud of him. He's a good boy trying to provide for his family by doing what he has to do! Throw him in the joint and throw away the key.

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Marinerman1 08/01/14 - 08:46 am
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That's A Pretty Sad Commentary...

Can't decide WHICH Antonio Wright is the correct criminal in this case. Mr. Wright must've passed his "seed" around a lot, to have all of these running around.

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nocnoc 08/01/14 - 09:06 am
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If its the same Antonio Wright -

How many 2nd chances in Ga do you get. Or are they waiting for someone to cap his A@@.

March 2011 he robbed a man on Olive Rd. and was placed in YDC.
http://www.wrdw.com/news/crimeteam12/headlines/Teens_arrested_for_armed_...

In 2013 Police charged Antonio Wright, 18, of Sprucewood Drive, with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime...
http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-03/augusta-man-ac...

BTW:
How and why the courts allowed him to beat the robbery charge.
Plus my own NOW foot in mouth comment.
http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-25/jury-acquit-au...

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Dixieman 08/01/14 - 11:10 am
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When did

"give it up" become the thug's phrase of choice? According to the AC crime reports, they all say that.

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flipa1 08/01/14 - 11:31 am
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If you know where this

If you know where this armed B/M robber known as Antonio Wright may be PLEASE call the RCSO, Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS, or TEXT/EMAIL your tips to TIPS@AgustaCrimeStoppers.org. Where you remain anonymous and un-robbed.

jimmymac
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jimmymac 08/02/14 - 10:13 am
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flipa1
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Unless there's a reward involved no one that knows him will "give it up".

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