UPDATE: Zaxby’s employee arrested for armed robbery

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UPDATE: Bibb County investigators arrested 20-year-old Anthony Wright for the armed robbery of Zaxby’s on Jan. 4. 

Investigators say they followed up on information that led to evidence of Wright’s involvement. They discovered that Wright was an employee at the Zaxby’s. 

Investigators interviewed Wright and took him to the Bibb County Jail. Authorities charged right with Armed Robbery. 

Authorities have set no bond for Wright.


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County deputies are looking for a man who they say robbed a Zaxby’s employee at gunpoint.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the robbery happened at the Zaxby’s at 4622 Hartley Bridge Road in Macon just before 9:30 Saturday morning. 

Deputies say an employee left the restaurant with a deposit bag. When the employee was getting into their car, a man approached them, pulled out a gun and demanded the employee give him the bag. 

Authorities say the man grabbed the bag and ran. No one reported any injuries during this incident.

Deputies say the man was wearing dark clothes and a white mask.

The robbery is currently under investigation. 

Anyone with information 

If you have any information about this incident, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at  (478)751-7500. You can also call Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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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.