Family Dollar armed robber hid in storage room till store closed

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AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Richmond County investigators are looking for a man who held two Family Dollar employees at gun point.

It happened just after 10 p.m. Friday night at the Family Dollar on Windsor Spring Road.

According to an incident report, the suspect hid in the storage room until all the customers left.

That’s when he came out and demanded all the money from the store.

He forced the workers into the back room, duct taped their hands together and made them lay on the ground.

The robber got away with a bag full of cash.

One of the victims says the suspect had a tattoo on his mid-section.

If you have any information about this crime, please call the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

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