Man wanted for stealing cash register from restaurant in West Macon

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

Courtesy: Bibb County Sheriff’s Office

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the robbery happened at Moon’s Wings and Seafood at 4191 Mercer University Drive just before 1:30 Saturday afternoon. Deputies say the man entered the restaurant with a gun. The store manager went to the back of the restaurant and returned to the front with a gun. The man and the manager shot at each other before the man left with the cash register.

No one was injured and there no customers inside the restaurant at the time.

Courtesy: Bibb County Sheriff’s Office

The man who deputies say robbed the restaurant was last seen wearing a black hoodie, black jeans, a “Blue Jays” baseball cap, white and black shoes, and a mask covering his face.

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