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Thomasville police respond to armed robbery at Kay Jewelers

TPD says the suspect is a white man, who is thin and “possibly dirty looking,” wearing a dark trench coat. Police say he was last seen carrying a TJ Maxx bag.
Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 12:32 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 20, 2022 at 1:16 PM EST
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THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) - The Thomasville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Kay Jewelers located in the Gateway Shopping Center.

Officers were sent to the area a little after 11:40 a.m. Thursday.

The department is asking the public to avoid the area, if possible.

Authorities say the suspect smashed some of the store’s cases with a hammer and held a worker at gunpoint to open others with a key.

TPD says the suspect is a white man, who is thin and “possibly dirty looking,” wearing a dark trench coat. Police say he was last seen carrying a TJ Maxx bag.

The jewelry store is located at 15039 US 19 South in Thomasville.

If you have any information for police, contact TPD’s dispatch at 229-226-2101. If you see someone matching the suspect’s description, TPD is asking you to call 911.

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