Man charged in gas station robbery

Man charged in gas station robbery

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A 22-year-old man is behind bars after Richmond County deputies said he robbed the Circle K on Washington Road Sunday afternoon.

Deputies said Daniel Darrell McGowan entered the store, located at 2916 Washington Road, at about 1 p.m., approached the counter and demanded money from the clerk.

He then walked behind the counter, grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot, deputies said.

Deputies responded and caught McGowan in the parking lot of Knights Inn at 210 Boy Scout Road. He was arrested and charged with robbery by intimidation.

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