Woman robbed at gunpoint outside Augusta Mall

A woman was held up outside Macy’s at the Augusta Mall around 7 p.m. Monday, police said.

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies said Brenda Hall, 61, was walking outside the department store when a small, blue vehicle pulled up and the passenger jumped out with a black handgun and demanded money.

When she did not immediately give him any, he took her purse, which she had thrown on the ground.