Crime I WCTV Eyewitness News: Tallahassee, Thomasville, Valdosta

VPD: Robbery at Foodway Convenience Store

By: VPD Release
By: VPD Release

Valdosta, Georgia - December 20, 2011 -

On December 19, 2011 at approximately 1940 hours, officers with the Valdosta Police Department responded to the Foodway Convenience Store, 1707 N. Forrest Street, in reference to a robbery. The store owner, Hemant Patel, told officers that an African American male entered the store with a handgun and demanded the money. Patel indicated that the offender took all of the money from the cash register then left in a blue older model Oldsmobile driving south on N. Forrest Street. There were multiple customers in the store and they all described the offender as an African American male, approximate age 25-30 years old, approximate height 5’8”, approximate weight 170 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, a white and blue bandana covering his face, and wearing gloves. No one was hurt during the robbery. Detectives from the Valdosta Police Department and a Crime Scene Technician from the Valdosta-Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory responded to investigate. There is no further information at this time.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WCTV 1801 Halstead Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32309
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 135919048 - wctv.tv/a?a=135919048