The Dougherty County
Police are on the lookout for a gunman who robbed the Pitt Stop Convenience Store
video show the man running into the Pitt Stop armed with a gun. He then demands
money from the cash register.
attempted to get the money out the register. When he had trouble getting it
out, he took the whole cash drawer," Lt. Chad Kirkpatrick, Dougherty
man points his gun at the clerk. Police say she handled the situation
did comply, which is the proper thing to do when you are being robbed. She done
what she was told and gave him the money as he demanded," said
robber almost left some money behind, but the clerk handed him the rest. He
got away with about $300.
Once he left the store, DCP say the armed robber ran towards a mobile home park
behind the Pit Stop.
say it's hard to identify the man because his face was covered and he was
wearing gloves. But they want people to be on the lookout for the robber that's
still on the loose.
slim build, black male. He was wearing blue jeans a gray in color long sleeve
button up shirt," said Kirkpatrick.
he's caught, he'll face a long list of charges.
robbery, aggravated assault for pointing the pistol at the clerk and various
things, depending if he's a convicted felon or not," said Kirkpatrick.
have very few leads and no persons of interest. This case is still under
investigation. They're asking the public to help them identify this man. The
gun or money was not recovered. Police say the clerk was not injured.
Anyone with information is
asked to call Dougherty County Police or Crime Stoppers at 436-TIPS. A reward
could be offered if valid information leads to an arrest.