Wanted: suspect in Dollar General store robbery

Published 3:26 pm Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Americus Police Department’s Investigations Division solicits law enforcement’s and the public assistance in locating the following wanted person.

Lee Merritt is described as 5’06 inches tall, weighing approximately 140 pounds. He is wanted in connection with the robbery of the Dollar General Store, 805 Adderton St., Americus, on Feb. 11.

Anyone who has information regarding the location of Lee Merritt is asked to call investigators at (229)924-4550 or the police tip line (229)924-4102.