Augusta grocery store robbed at gunpoint

An Augusta store was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office said.

Around 10:30 p.m., deputies were called to Jack’s Grocery at 4630 Mike Padgett Highway in reference to an armed robbery.

Sheriff’s Lt. Robbie Silas said the store was held up by a white male and a black male. The white man had a rifle, Silas said.

Deputies are not sure what was taken and are searching for the suspects. Nobody was hurt, Silas said.