Police seek gas station robbery suspect

Police are seeking this man, who they say robbed an Augusta gas station early Saturday.

Police are seeking a suspect who robbed an Augusta gas station Saturday morning.

About 9:52 a.m., a black male entered Sprint Food Stores at 3444 Mike Padgett Highway with his face covered in a black cloth and his right hand in a black bag, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

It is unclear whether he was concealing a weapon in the bag or pretending to have one, but he did leave with cash.

The suspect is described as about 6 feet tall with a thick build and medium complexion. He was wearing gray shorts and a gray shirt.

Anyone with information can call Richmond County dispatch at (706) 821-1080 or the Criminal Investigation Division at (706) 821-1020.

 

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