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SCMPD investigating armed robbery on W. 49th St.


Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 10:30 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of W. 49th Street.

The suspect is described as a 30- to 40-year-old black male standing between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches. He was described as an average build and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

The suspect reportedly approached the 24-year-old victim, pointed a gun at him and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene on foot headed south on Barnard Street.

Anyone with information on this case should call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.  

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at 912.525.3124.

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