Restaurant employee robbed outside business

Robbers snatched a purse Sat­urday from an employee at Wife Saver on North Leg Road, getting the keys to the restaurant in the process, according to an incident report from the Richmond County Sher­iff’s Office.

No injuries were reported in the robbery, which occurred about 4:30 a.m. after the Augusta woman walked from her vehicle to open the restaurant.

She told police two black men snatched her purse after asking for directions. The purse contained keys to the restaurant, $60 and her checkbook. She said the robbers drove away in a white vehicle.



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