APD investigating two overnight robberies in Americus

Published 12:21 pm Thursday, October 8, 2015

AMERICUS — Americus Police are investigating two incidents that occurred overnight Wednesday.
According to a press release from Interim Chief Herman Lamar, an armed suspect entered Mike’s Party center at 9:36 p.m. Wednesday. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’10” tall, weighing approximately 200 to 220 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue sweater-type shirt and had his face and head covered with what appeared to be a white t-shirt, according to the release. He left the area running north.
At 3:28 a.m. Thursday, an armed man entered Flash Foods at 1533 S. Lee St. Police describe the suspect has a black male in his late teens or early 20s, less than 6’ tall with a slender build. He was wearing gray jeans, a gray hoodie and red plastic face mask.
According to police, the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash from the register and left the store heading north on foot.
If anyone has information about these crimes, call 229-937-9011 or 229-924-4102.