Walgreens in Columbia County robbed by man armed with knife

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Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017

COLUMBIA COUNTY (WRDW/WAGT) -- Columbia County deputies are looking for a man, accused of robbing the Walgreen on Fury's Ferry Road with a knife.

According to a news release, the man robbed the store on Jan. 7 between 7:16 p.m. and 7:19 p.m. It states he walked up behind a female employee and placed a knife to the front of her throat.

He told the employee to walk with him to the front cash register to get the money, which she complied and opened the cash drawer for him, according to the release. Investigators said the suspect was seen leaving in a small black car.

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017

COLUMBIA COUNTY (WRDW/WAGT) -- Columbia County deputies looking for a robber armed with a knife.

According to Maj. Steve Morris, with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, a man walked into the Walgreen's at the intersection of Evans To Locks Road and Furys Ferry Road and demanded money.

Maj. Morris said the thief was armed with a knife.

The robbery happened just before 7:25 p.m. Saturday.

Deputies said the manager gave the man money from the cash register.

If you have any information about this armed robbery, call the Sheriff's Office at (706) 541-2800.

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