Robbery suspect sought
Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff ’s Office (NCSO) are looking for the person who robbed a Salem Road convenience store at gun point Tuesday Night.
According to the NCSO incident report, a male armed with a handgun entered the Golden Pantry on Salem Road on July 11 shortly before 11 p.m. and took an undisclosed amount of money. When deputies arrived at the scene, the store clerk had locked herself and a witness inside the store.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing black sports pants with a white stripe, black long sleeve shirt and a white Tshirt over his head covering his face. He reportedly fled on foot across the intersection to old Concord Road.