Armed robbery in broad daylight at Macon Circle K

July 12, 2023
1 min read

The Gist:

A man with a firearm robbed a Circle K store on Pio Nono Ave. in Bibb County.

No injuries were reported during the armed robbery, and the suspect managed to flee the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

What Happened?

Just before 5 p.m., Bibb County Sheriff’s officials say a man entered the Circle K store located at 4314 Pio Nono Ave. in Bibb County. The suspect, wearing dark clothing and a mask, allegedly brandished a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. After obtaining an undisclosed sum of cash, sheriff’s officials say the suspect fled the store on foot.

Why It Matters:

While robberies at convenience stores are always dangerous, most of them happen late at night or in the early morning hours. This one was an armed robbery that happened during the day at a time when gas stations tend to be busy.

What’s Next?

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating the armed robbery. As part of their efforts, they are appealing to the public for any relevant information that could help identify and apprehend the suspect. Residents are encouraged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME with any tips or leads.

⚠️ Reminder: Crime articles contain only charges and information from police reports and law enforcement statements. Suspects and defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

About Macon: Situated in central Georgia, Macon is a historic city with a population of about 153,000 residents. When it comes to education, 85% of adults have earned a high school diploma and 25% hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. The median household income is about $42,000.

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