The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a commercial armed robbery that occurred on Friday night at around 9:30 p.m. at the Hornet Food and Gas Convenience Store located at 3109 Hillcrest Avenue. It was reported that the suspect entered the store carrying a semi-automatic pistol. He jumped over the front counter where the employee was located and took a box containing an undisclosed amount of coins. After taking the money, the suspect fled the store on foot. No one was injured during the incident.
The suspect is described as a black male. It was reported he was wearing gray jeans, a short sleeved black t-shirt over a long-sleeved white shirt, gray beanie cap and a light colored bandana over his face.
The incident is currently under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.