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Suspect arrested in Tuesday holdup at GNC

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A Hephzibah man is in jail after police said he and a woman attempted to rob the GNC on the 500 block of Bobby Jones Expressway on Tuesday night.

Brendan Allen Gray Jr.  SPECIAL
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Brendan Allen Gray Jr.


Brendan Allen Gray Jr., 23, was taken into custody Wednesday after he attempted to flee from investigators into the woods behind his residence on Hemstead Court.

He faces charges of armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, obstruction of a law enforcement officer and possession of marijuana.

Police continue to search for his accomplice.

Police were initially called to GNC around 9 p.m. Tuesday after two people with machine guns attempted to rob the store, according to authorities. Police and members of the fire department searched the shopping center roof and attic, where they were believed to be hiding. They didn’t find anyone.

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GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 01/31/13 - 01:05 pm
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LOL

LOL!!!!! He looks like Nate Schierholtz!! (Sorry about that, Nate--miss ya, buddy)
http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/q48ZZdHmpaf/San+Francisco+Giants+Photo+Da...

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OpenCurtain 01/31/13 - 01:23 pm
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Still doubt the Machine Guns

If I owned 2 Machine Guns (FULL AUTOMATIC BELT FED WEAPONS)
I would have between $40K and $50K of weapon value on the Black market.

Why would I rob a store for a few Hundred in Cash$

dwb619
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dwb619 01/31/13 - 01:24 pm
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sales clerk

Looks like the GNC sales person 'dotted" his eyes rather well.

aninsider
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aninsider 01/31/13 - 02:05 pm
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"dotted" eyes

Fleeing from investigators probably connected the dots :o)

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 01/31/13 - 02:43 pm
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Fit?

The guy looks like he could be physically fit. Perhaps he was a regular GNC customer.

dwb619
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dwb619 01/31/13 - 04:01 pm
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dots

According to one of the local news station on last nights news, one the sales clerks did it.

stevetarget
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stevetarget 02/01/13 - 02:28 pm
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Machine guns?

Lets hear the story about the machine guns. Possession of two full auto weapons would be a bigger story than the robbery.

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