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3 women bound, robbed in home invasion

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 1:50am


The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men who entered an Augusta home, bound three women and left with cash and personal items Sunday.

About 6:28 p.m., deputies were called to the home in the 1200 block of Holden Drive in reference to a home invasion, according to a statement from Sgt. Shane McDaniel.

Upon arrival, deputies learned that the two female victims, aged 72 and 49, were inside the home when they heard a knock on the door. Shortly thereafter, two black males entered the home - one brandishing a handgun - demanding money.

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Pardon our mess: Dilapidated gas sign

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 9:20pm

WHERE: 2335 Washington Road

WHAT: A dilapidated gas sign sits outside Kelly’s Mini Mart on Washington Road. The gas pumps do not work, but the sign remains.

WHO’S RESPONSIBLE: Owner of Kelly’s Mini Mart

ACTION PROMISED: None. When asked about the sign, the store owner said “I have a plan for it” but wouldn’t say what his plan involved.

– From staff reports

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