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Police: Store clerk locks self in office following robbery
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    A convenience store clerk dialed 911 after locking herself in the store office following an armed robbery, police said.
    Around 1:20 a.m. Thursday, Bulloch County 911 operators dispatched Statesboro Police to Clyde’s Market #78 at Fair Road and Veteran’s Memorial Parkway in response to the reported robbery, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
    Officer Andrew Smith responded and questioned  the clerk, who had locked herself into the office, according to police incident reports.
    The woman told Smith a man entered the store, “pressed an unknown object against her back while he took the money,” and fled on foot, York said.
    Incident reports stated the clerk believed the object the man held was a gun, and that she gave him about $130 from the cash register.
    The man ran toward Veteran’s Memorial Parkway, and police searched the area for the suspect, but were unable to locate him, he said.
    No one was injured during the incident, York said.
    Reports did not give a description of the man, except he was a black male.
    Anyone with information about the suspect or the robbery is asked to contact Det. Keith Holloway at (912) 764-1542, York said.

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