Cordele police search for armed robber

Cordele police search for armed robber

CORDELE, GA (WALB) - Police are searching for a violent armed robber.

A masked gunman held up the Asian Express at the intersection of 7th Street and 16th Avenue last Friday night around 10:30.

The robber hit the clerk with the gun before cleaning out the registers. Police ask anyone with information to come forward.

"You never know if somebody is going to be injured, shot. It's important to go ahead and get in front of it, and if you know any information, to please call and let us know what you do know. And maybe we can get it stopped," said Detective Scott Farrow.

Detective Farrow said some evidence was collected at the scene and sent to the crime lab to be processed.

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