Downtown Augusta gas station robbed

Richmond County investigators are searching for a man who robbed a downtown gas station Tuesday morning.

According to Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Blaise Dresser, a black man entered the BP at 15th and Jones streets shortly after 1 a.m. and demanded cash.

The clerk told deputies the man acted like he had a gun but never displayed one. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance footage of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (706) 821-1020.



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