Police searching for armed robber

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies are searching for an armed robber who wielded a gun inside Fred’s Store at 2872 Tobacco Road on Saturday night, authorities said.

Police were called about 8:15 p.m. and were told the gunman had ran across Tobacco Road and into the woods, police said.

The suspect was described as a black man in his 20s, 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing all black with a black skull cap and a white T-shirt tied over his mouth.


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