AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) – Two men are on the run after an armed robbery in Richmond County.
According to the Richmond County PIO, around 7:00 P.M. an armed robbery and aggravated assault occurred at Apple Valley Park and the 1700 block of Marvin Griffin Rd.
A woman was robbed and shot at while trying to sell a firearm to two men at the Apple Valley Park. She said she set up the meeting with the two men via email and phone.
She parked her car in the parking lot at Apple Valley Park, facing the road. She said the two men came from the wood line. One of the men stayed behind while one man approached the rear of her car.
The seller described the men as around 5’11 and taller. One of the suspects had short hair and carried a pink Gucci bag. He had on light colored pants and a dark shirt with blue and green underwear. The other suspect had longer hair with twists and was wearing darker pants and a dark shirt. One of the men carried a silver handgun while the other carried a pink handgun.
The woman said one of the men walked up to her to see the gun, She removed the magazine covering it. When the man had the gun he demanded she give him the magazine, her cell phone, and any cash she had. She told him she did not have any cash and she would not give him her cell phone.
The woman said the man threatened to shoot her if she did not give him the items. She then threw the holster at him and got into her vehicle. She put the car in reverse and started backing away.
The other man involved then fired 8 shots towards her. The back of her car was struck three times. She said the men left the scene fleeing towards the woods.
If you have any information, please contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1000. Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.