The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery by force that occurred at the Budgetel Inn & Suites located at 107 Holiday Drive North just after 7:30PM Friday night. It was reported that the manager, 53 year old Don Roberson saw two black males enter the motel lobby at around 7:30PM.  He said he had never seen either of the males before. Both male suspects came behind the counter and began striking him in the face and head with their fists. One of the suspects picked up a chair and struck Roberson in the face. The suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash and the victim’s cellphone. The suspects were last seen running out of the motel in an unknown direction. Both suspects were described as wearing all black clothing. No further information was available at this time.

Roberson was transported by ambulance to the Navicent Center for his injuries. He is listed in stable condition. Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the on-call investigator or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.