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Knife-wielding man tries to rob Waffle House

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A man wielding a knife walked into a Waffle House and demanded money from the cash register on Monday.

About 2 p.m., a black man wearing a dark hooded jacket over his head, a blue bandana covering his mouth and dark glasses entered the Waffle House at 2951 Washington Road, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s incident report.

The suspect showed a silver knife with a black handle and ordered an employee to turn over money from the cash register.

The employee went behind the counter but was unable to open the register, the report said. Three other people inside the restaurant witnessed the attempted robbery.

The suspect left the restaurant and drove away in a 2005 Nissan Altima, headed eastbound on Interstate 20 toward South Carolina. The car was beige or silver, with a South Carolina license plate that was covered.

The armed man was described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall and about 210 pounds.

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dichotomy
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dichotomy 01/01/13 - 12:36 am
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Just my luck. I was staking

Just my luck. I was staking out the Huddle House on Tobacco Rd.

bclicious
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bclicious 01/01/13 - 12:45 am
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2 thoughts

1. For all of the gun owners out there; please visit a waffle house more frequently.

2. My suggestion to the manager of this particular waffle house is for him to get on a more one-on-one personal basis with his Sheriff's office.

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 01/01/13 - 01:02 am
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Make that to go.....

Make that to go.....

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 01/01/13 - 07:34 am
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According to the AC Crime Database

JUST Jan. 2012 to December 31, 2012.
Searching on only Use of a Firearm in the commission of a Robbery.
Augusta Richmond Co. had:

4 Bank Robberies.
39 Home Robberies
73 Robberies of a Businesses.
163 Street Robberies.
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A very quick look over the total numbers shows:

Inside Bobby Jones is much higher than outside Bobby Jones.

Inside Gordon Hwy is slightly higher than between Gordon Hwy
and Bobby Jones.

But in all fairness to Countyman.
This is a comparison between A crime and A Physical area.
It should be broken down further by Demographics, economics, Public vs. Private Housing, areas that have higher vs. lower unemployment.

Or, areas that still have cash businesses or home owners with cash or drugs to rob.

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 01/01/13 - 07:42 am
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BTW:

It would be nice if the law clearly allowed a person to be shot if they enter a business establishment, wearing a hooded jacket with HOOD UP and a bandana covering their face.

dichotomy - you best bet, 2 to 1, is to have a carry permit, and walk certain streets after 8:30pm and before 3am.

Not hanging out at a Affle House or Puddle House drinking coffee and flirting with the waitresses. ;-)

dichotomy
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dichotomy 01/01/13 - 09:59 am
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OC.......if I went walking

OC.......if I went walking around and something happened they might charge me with hunting without a license :-)

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/01/13 - 10:06 am
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How about a hot pot of coffee in the face?
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Watch the new version of "The Lady Killers" with Tom Hanks.

LLArms
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LLArms 01/02/13 - 11:07 am
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It is already against the law

It is already against the law to conceal your face in public (exemptions for Halloween). One sec, let me find the relevant GA Code...

LLArms
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LLArms 01/02/13 - 11:08 am
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O.C.G.A. 16-11-38

O.C.G.A. 16-11-38 (2010)
16-11-38. Wearing mask, hood, or device which conceals identity of wearer

(a) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor when he wears a mask, hood, or device by which any portion of the face is so hidden, concealed, or covered as to conceal the identity of the wearer and is upon any public way or public property or upon the private property of another without the written permission of the owner or occupier of the property to do so.

(b) This Code section shall not apply to:

(1) A person wearing a traditional holiday costume on the occasion of the holiday;

(2) A person lawfully engaged in trade and employment or in a sporting activity where a mask is worn for the purpose of ensuring the physical safety of the wearer, or because of the nature of the occupation, trade, or profession, or sporting activity;

(3) A person using a mask in a theatrical production including use in Mardi gras celebrations and masquerade balls; or

(4) A person wearing a gas mask prescribed in emergency management drills and exercises or emergencies.

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oneofthesane 01/02/13 - 05:14 pm
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Why do ppl talk about making new laws to prevent criminals from
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......what, breaking them? Pure siliness. A more logical one would be for Waffle House and the alike to hire security if it is that bad. I know waffle house has security about 2-3 am fri/sat nights in some locations. Just sayin'.

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