Man robs Macon gift shop, steals jewelry, cash

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man entered the Lucky Bamboo Gift Shop on Shurling Drive in Macon and stole cash and some jewelry Tuesday night.

It happened around 8:30.

He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, had a small beard and was about six feet tall.

No one was injured.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says he walked in with a gun and used it to steal cash from the register and a woman’s jewelry.

A clerk tried to stop him, but he couldn’t.

If you know anything about what happened, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

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Sean Franklin joined the 41NBC news team in November of 2013. He’s originally from Marietta, Georgia. He graduated from Marietta High School in 2009 and loves returning home any chance he gets. Sean moved up to Knoxville, Tennessee after high school, where he graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2013 with a B.S. in Journalism and Electronic Media. While in college, he interned at WVLT-TV Local 8 News in Knoxville. He eventually moved to Assignment Desk Editor on the weekends. Sean loves hanging with friends and family, playing guitar and taking photos. Sean’s looking forward to telling stories about Middle Georgia. If you have any story ideas, feel free to get in touch!