Deputies looking for man who robbed Family Dollar at gunpoint

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MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a man they say robbed a Family Dollar store in Macon at gunpoint.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the robbery happened at the Family Dollar at 160 Emery Highway just before 10:30 Sunday night. Deputies say the man had a white t-shirt covering his face, pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. Once he got some cash, he ran. No one was injured.

The robbery is under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.


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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.