Police investigating armed robbery at Valdosta gas station

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By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
October 9, 2017

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery last night at a Valdosta gas station.

Valdosta Police say the incident happened around 8:45 p.m. Sunday at the Mobil gas station at 1310 N. St. Augustine Road.

The gas station clerk told police that an African American male wearing dark clothes and a white mask or rag over his face entered the store with a gun. The suspect approached the clerk and demanded money, then jumped over the counter and began taking cash from the register. The suspect also grabbed several cartons of cigarettes before fleeing the store on foot.

The Valdosta Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. If you have any information on the case, you are asked to contact investigators at (229) 293-3145, or to leave an anonymous tip, call (229) 293-3091.