Ohio truck driver robbed in Augusta

An Ohio truck driver told Richmond County sheriff’s deputies that he was robbed Monday morning while waiting to drop off a load at a place on New Savannah Road.

According to an incident report, the 51-year-old man was waiting on a business at 1219 New Savannah Road to open when he was approached about 4 a.m. by a man who asked directions. After the victim explained he wasn’t from the area, the man pulled a revolver and instructed him to hand over his money.

Police said the victim handed over $20. The gunman was last seen running away.



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