Officers in Cordele search for armed robber

CORDELE, GA (WALB) - Officers from several agencies are searching for an armed robber right now.

The robbery happened just after 10 p.m. at the Petro gas station in the 2700 block of South 7th Street.

The Crisp County Sheriff's Office said that a black man wearing a white rag or mask on his head came into the store and demanded money, then took off.

Law enforcement is canvassing the area, searching for the suspect.

The Sheriff's Office and State Patrol were running extra patrols as part of Sheriff Billy Hancock's Operation Takeback.

They responded quickly to help Cordele police search for the gunman who was dressed all in black and had his face covered.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

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