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Police search for suspects in two armed robberies
Reports: No one injured in either incident
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Two men held a clerk and a customer at gunpoint early Wednesday morning at a Fair Road convenience store. No one was injured, but the bandits made off with a handful of cash and the customer's wallet, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

Two black males, each wearing dark clothing and masks, entered the Chevron station on Fair Road just south of Veteran's Memorial Parkway, he said. One wielded a gun and demanded the clerk hand over cash. Statesboro Police reports stated the amount of money taken from the store was $124.

The offenders also took a customer's wallet, which contained his driver's license and $15, reports stated.

Turner said the suspects stood between 5'11" and 6 ‘ tall, and each weighed around 180 to 200 pounds. One had a handgun, which he used in the robbery.

In a separate incident on South Zetterower Avenue Tuesday, a man told police be was approached by a black male in a black hoodie, wearing jeans, who demanded cash after showing a gun. When the victim said he had no money, the offender fled.

Anyone with information about either robbery is asked to call Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey, who is leading the investigation, he said. All calls will remain confidential. Winskey's number is 912-212-2303, and the Statesboro Police Department number is 912-764-9911.

 

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