Store employee finds man in ceiling


An employee at America’s Cash Express notified police Monday morning after she found a man in the ceiling.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the employee was in the business at 2625 Deans Bridge Road around 8:40 a.m. preparing to open when she heard a crash and saw ceiling tiles fall at the rear of the business.

The employee told deputies she saw a man wearing a ski mask in the ceiling crawl space. Police said the employee hit the panic alarm while the masked man fled the building.

Deputies later found a 4-foot hole in the building’s roof.