Augusta man robbed on Formosa Drive

 

An Augusta man was held a gunpoint on Formosa Drive on Saturday, losing more than $220.

Michael James, 21, was on For­mosa Drive near Melrose Drive about 11:45 a.m. when the suspect, who goes by the name “Monkey,” approached him with a black handgun demanding money, according to an incident report.

George Howell, 30, who witnessed the event, said the man pointed the gun at James and asked, “Do you think I’m playing?” James handed over his wallet and fled.

The gunman is described as a 6-foot-2 black male weighing about 160 pounds. He is believed to be in his 20s.

 

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