South Augusta Waffle House robbed at gunpoint

A Waffle House on the 3400 block of Mike Padgett Highway was robbed at gunpoint around 12:30 a.m. Friday, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s report.

The robber pointed a black handgun at the cashier and demanded money, which she gave him from the register. The gunman started to leave, then came back asking for the rest of the money; the employee said that’s all she had.

The robber, described as a black man, about 5-foot-8 and 160 pounds, with brown eyes, fled on foot toward Apple Valley Drive, the report states.


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