Augusta auto parts store robbed at gunpoint

An Augusta auto parts store was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night.

O’Reilly Auto Parts, 3297 Deans Bridge Road, was held up by two black males wearing red bandanas, black hooded sweatshirts and armed with pistols. One was wearing black pants, the other had on blue jeans. They came to the store around 8:30 p.m. Saturday and demanded cash, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office said.

They were handed an undisclosed amount and fled behind the store, according to sheriff’s Lt. Robbie Silas.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.




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