DEVELOPING ON 6: Peach Orchard Road Bi-Lo Store Robbed

The Bi-Lo store located at 3457 Peach Orchard Road, in Augusta, was robbed Tuesday morning.

Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputies answered a call to Bi-Lo around 9:50 a.m. in regards to a robbery.

When deputies arrived, they were told by employees that an older white male entered the store and distracted the manager while a black male approached the customer service desk. Employees told deputies that while the black male suspect was at the desk, he provided the customer service clerk with a note demanding all of the money from the register.

Once the employee provided cash, the black male suspect and the white male suspect reportedly fled the scene in a black 4-door Honda.

Investigators are currently on the scene and working this investigation.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to contact the Richmond County Sheriff's Office at 706-828-1080.

We will provide more information on this developing story as it becomes available.

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