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74 year old arrested for Coolidge armed robbery

(Source:Thomas County Jail) (Source:Thomas County Jail)
COOLIDGE, GA (WALB) -

A 74-year old is in jail after police say he robbed a dollar general in Coolidge.

According to investigators, on Wednesday night, Joe Brown went into the store and threatened the store clerk. 

The clerk handed over money from the register and Brown walked out the door.

Deputies said they were able to identify him because he wore absolutely NO disguise.

"The store manager she actually came in to help us run the video. She was also able to identify him. We did an interview with Mr. Brown this morning and he admitted to robbing the store. His only concern was since he did not produce an actual weapon he didn't think he could be charged with armed robbery," said Tim Watkins, Thomas County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said they we happy to get the suspect in custody with the help of the Thomasville Police department.

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