On Wednesday after 8:00pm the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, arrested 27 year old Eddie Hightower. He is charged in connection with the criminal attempt to commit robbery of the Tom’s Mart, located at 3010 Houston Ave that occurred on August 15, 2017.
Hightower was apprehended without incident. Hightower was transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center and booked on the charge of criminal attempt to commit a felony. He currently has no bond.
The second suspect has not been identified.
Anyone with information about the identity of the additional suspect is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crime stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
The original media release is attached.
OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF
BIBB COUNTY, GA.
DAVID J. DAVIS SHERIFF
August 16, 2017
Public’s Assistance In Identifying Suspect In Criminal Attempt to Commit Robbery At Tom’s Mart
The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the suspects; that attempted to commit armed robbery at Tom’s Mart, located at 3010 Houston Avenue, on Tuesday at 2:30 a.m. It was originally reported by the store employee that one of the two suspects was armed with a black in color handgun.
It was reported that two black male suspects entered the store and obtained several cans of alcoholic beverages. The suspects attempted to leave the store without paying but were stopped by the stores security door. During the incident one of the suspects brandished a handgun, while walking toward the store employee. The suspects forced the security door open and fled the store on foot. No one was injured during the incident.
Pictures of the suspects from the store’s video surveillance camera are attached.
Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.