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Attempted armed robbery at downtown grocery store

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AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted robbery at the Community Grocery store on the 900 block of 13th Street.

Sgt. Glen Rahn said a man entered the store, armed with a shotgun, around 6:15 p.m. The suspect pointed the weapon at the drink cooler and fired a shot, according to investigators.

The suspect was not able to open the cash register and fled the scene on foot, Rahn said.

Nobody was hurt during the ordeal, according to Rahn.

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