Troup Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for armed robber

Published 5:04 pm Wednesday, January 23, 2019

No injuries were reported after an armed occurred at the Econo Food Mart on Wares Cross Road Sunday night.

According to a Troup County Sheriff’s Office press release, the victim told police the store was closed when he heard a knock on the door and opened it.

The victim said a man dressed in all black with a mask forced him into the store, put a gun to the back of his head, pushed him to the cash register and demanded he give him cash.

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According to the press release, the suspect fled with an undetermined amount of cash.

Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to call the TCSO at (706) 883-1616 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.