Created: Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:32:00 EST
Updated: Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:33:03 EST
A west Bibb County gas station was robbed Friday evening.
Deputies with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office responded to the Marathon gas station at 6199 Thomaston Road around 8 p.m. Friday night. Witnesses on the scene say the suspect entered the store with a white plastic bag covering what is believed to have been a handgun. The suspect demanded money from the cash register before fleeing the scene.
The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male around 5'9" to 5'10" in height with a muscular build weighing around 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a long sleeved camouflage shirt and black 'basketball style' shorts which have two white stripes running down the side of each leg with a blue stripe in between. The suspect also had on a black satin night cap and a black towel covered his face.
Anyone with any information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at (478) 746-9441 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.