Armed man robs convenience store on Peach Orchard Road

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery off Peach Orchard Road.

According to Sgt. Shane McDaniel, the Super Express Store on the 2500 block, was robbed just after 11 p.m. The suspect entered the store wearing a camouflage jacket, produced a handgun, and demanded and received an undisclosed amount of cash, McDaniel said.

The suspect was last seen running up Circular Drive and entering a Chevrolet Malibu, being driven by another person, McDaniel said. It fled the area at a high rate of speed, he added.

Anyone with information on the suspect (s) and suspect vehicle are asked to notify the Richmond County Sheriffs Office at 706-821-1080 or the Criminal Investigation Division at 706-821-1020. Callers may remain anonymous.

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