The Bibb Sheriff’s Office is investigating an Armed Robbery of the Dollar General store at 3716 Houston Ave. The incident occurred at 8:48pm Friday night. It was reported that the suspect, described as a black male, entered the store and demanded money from the clerks. When the clerks saw the suspect they ran for safety. The suspect was brandishing a shotgun and fired a shot into the ceiling of the business. The suspect walked behind the register and took the teal box. After taking an undisclosed amount of money, he fled on foot out the back door of the business. No one was injured in the incident.
The suspect was described as being around six feet tall, stocky build, wearing a blue hoodie, blue jeans with a mask covering his face.
The incident is currently under investigation. Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500, or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.