Posted: Sunday, May 26, 2019. 1:21 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Police have issued an official report on yesterday’s robbery at A&R Store at mile 1 1/2 on the Phillip Goldson Highway.
When officers arrived at the scene just before midday they were met with gunshots from inside the store.
As a result, they returned fire.
Officers later apprehended two of the men believed to be the robbers.
Initial investigation suggests that the robbers entered the establishment and held the security guard hostage at gunpoint.
Thereafter they entered the manager’s office and demanded money.
The manager handed over a plastic bag containing an undisclosed amount of cash.
Fortunately, due to good police work, the robbers were nabbed and the stolen items were seized.
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