EMANUEL COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - The Emanuel County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a recent armed robbery at the Summertown Food Mart.

Deputies say it happened shortly before 9 p.m. on Friday, May 19. The suspect was dressed in dark clothing, light shoes, white gloves, a ball cap and a mask.

Once inside the store deputies say he ordered the clerk to take the money from the register while threatening her with a butcher knife. 

Deputies say he quickly left the store, walking south, before crossing a road and running into the woods.

ECSO says if you traveled through Summertown during this time and observed anything suspicious, please call the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office at 478-237-7526.

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