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The wig-bandit robs two stores and gets away with $1,500

A black man wearing a grandmother like wig robbed two stores at gunpoint around 10 o'clock. Dougherty County Police are searching for the thief.

He hit two stores within seven minutes and got away with $1,500 cash. His first stop was the Pit Stop gas station on Sylvester road at 9:56pm

Surveillance tapes shows the man entering the store and demanding money. The cashier gives the thief her entire cash draw.

The wig-bandit gets away just over $300 cash. On his way out the store he sees a customer watching the crime in progress.

Police say the robber fired several shots at the customer in the parking lot. The customer escaped with no injuries.

DCP say this same man robs, the Fast Lane gas station on Sylvester road minutes later. He goes in with his wig, gun and demands more money.

The man left the store on foot and got away with more than $1,200. If you have any information that could help police call crime stoppers at 436-tips.

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