Deputies investigating Thanksgiving morning robbery at Macon store

The incident happened at Young's Jewelry at 3992 Northside Drive around 5:00 Thursday morning.

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Investigators with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the man who robbed a jewelry store Thanksgiving morning.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the suspect was playing on a gaming machine at Young’s Jewelry on Northside Drive around 5:00 Thursday morning.

Deputies say when he ran out of money, he threatened the clerk and demanded cash from her. Once he got the money he ran from the store.

According to deputies, he last seen wearing a black t-shirt and hoodie with Army fatigue print pants.

Anyone with information on this case can call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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Shelby Coates is an evening anchor/producer at 41NBC News. She anchors the 5, 5:30, and 6 evening newscasts. She also works behind the scenes producing the 5:00pm and managing newsroom assignments. She returns to 41NBC after working in Evansville, Indiana as the Morning/Noon Anchor and Executive Producer for WEVV. Shelby also spent time in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where she spent three years anchoring and producing the weekend morning newscasts at WSPA-TV. She also worked as a general assignment reporter, receiving several honors for her investigative and consumer reporting. Shelby has spent time working as a news anchor/reporter in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Macon, Georgia; and Abilene, Texas. Shelby is a native of Clarksville, Tennessee. She graduated from Abilene Christian University in Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in sociology. Shelby has a passion for empowering local communities, church ministry, public speaking, strengthening women and mentoring young people.