AUGUSTA (WJBF) – NewsChannel 6 has confirmed that the SWAT team was called to the Icon Waverly Apartments on Skinner Mill Road, early Monday morning at 4:20 am.
The complex is located on the 3100 block in Augusta.
According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, the SWAT team was called in reference to a robbery of an individual. Once they arrived, the SWAT team made cintact with the victim. She said she was robbed at gunpoint by several people.
SWAT team members were seen wearing tactical gear and at least two officers pointing guns at an unknown apartment address where the suspects were located.
The suspects were taken into custody and transported to the Criminal Investigative Division where the investigation is ongoing.
A sheriff’s department spokesman says there is no longer any danger to the community.
Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 for more on this developing story.