Man holds resident at gunpoint

An Augusta man was sleeping on his couch when he awoke to find another man pointing a gun at him and demanding money and jewelry, according to a Richmond County sheriff's report.

Benjiman Hermond told police that the man entered his home in the 2000 block of Lombardy Court just after midnight Sunday. As he held a gun on Hermond, the robber went room to room ransacking the house , according to the report.