Augusta’s Stone Street Big Apple Was Robbed (Again), Police Seeking Suspect
If there was a record of the number of times the same store has been robbed over the last decade, it is sadly likely that the Big Apple on Stone Street in Augusta would top out the list.
According to a press release from Augusta Police Department, Deputy Chief Lully, the Big Apple on Stone Street was robbed again last night.
Police say that the store was robbed early Saturday morning just after 1:20 am. The 911 caller told operators that a male subject had entered the store and displayed a firearm to employees. After displaying the weapon, the lone suspect then demanded money and merchandise. The suspect was able to flee the scene before responding officers could arrive.
It's unknown at this time how much the suspect was able to make away with. Police are looking for a suspect that is described as a white male, approximately 6’03” - 6’06”, 160-200 lbs., dark blue sweatshirt, black sneakers, backpack, and dark gray sweatpants.
Augusta Police are asking anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect's whereabouts or identity of person(s) involved in the aforementioned incident, please contact the Augusta Police Department; Criminal Investigations Bureau (207) 626-2370 ex. 3418.
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Here is the original press release from APD,
The Augusta Police Department is currently investigating a Robbery that occurred early this morning, January 14 th at or about 01:21am on Stone Street, in Augusta. According to the caller, an unidentified male suspect entered the store, displayed a firearm and demanded an undisclosed amount of money and merchandise. There were no injuries reported as a result of this robbery. The suspect is described as white male, approximately 6’03” - 6’06”, 160-200 lbs., dark blue sweatshirt, black sneakers, backpack, and dark gray sweatpants. (Images Page 2) The suspect involved fled the scene before police could arrive, and has not yet been identified at this time. We are asking anyone with information to come forward and reach out to the Augusta Police Department. This incident remains under investigation. The Augusta Police Department asks that if you have any information regarding the whereabouts or identity of person(s) involved in the aforementioned incident,