Augusta bandit sought

Police are searching for a man who robbed Industrial Metal Finishing on Wednesday evening.

According to a news release, a man entered the business at 620 12th St. about 7 p.m. with a gun and demanded money.

The bandit ran away after getting the money.

He was described as black, 6-foot-2, 250-280 pounds, with a short Afro and gray facial hair. He wore a khaki plaid shirt and khaki pants.


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