UPDATE: Deputies have identified and arrested two suspects in this case. 24-year-old William Simmons and 18-year-old Stacey Lopez of Augusta are charged with Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for two people in connection to an armed robbery at an Augusta pharmacy.

Just after 11 a.m. Tuesday, Mar. 21, deputies responded to Peach Orchard Drugs on Peach Orchard Rd. for a reported armed robbery. According to witnesses, a man wearing dark clothes and carrying a dark bag entered the business, approached the pharmacy counter, displayed a handgun, and demanded prescription narcotics. After getting the drugs, he fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV driven by a woman. The SUV was last seen driving down Woodward Ave.

The investigation is still ongoing. We will update with new information when it is available.

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