Person wanted for robbing Zaxby’s in Macon at gunpoint

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Deputies are searching for the person who robbed a fast food chain restaurant at gunpoint.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the robbery happened at the Zaxby’s at 1680 Bass Road in Macon just after 10 p.m. Saturday. Deputies say an employee was taking out the trash when the suspect, who was wearing a mask, approached with employee with a gun in hand. The suspect had the employee open the rear door to the restaurant. Once inside, the suspect demanded money from the manager. After getting some cash, the suspect ran.

Deputies say the suspect was last seen wearing a red hoodie and blue jeans.

This robbery is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers 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.