Robber takes $200, cigarettes from Athens convenience store

Robber takes $200, cigarettes from Athens convenience store


ATHENS (WATE) – A robber stole money and cigarettes on Saturday from an Athens convenience store. 

Officers responded at about 10 p.m. to a hold-up alarm at Jiffy on South White Street. 

A white man, less than six-feet-tall, covered his face with a red hoodie, held a black pistol, and demanded money, according to a clerk at the convenience store. 

Police say the robber got away with $200 and two packs of Marlboro Black Bold cigarettes. 

Contact Athens Police Department if you have any information.

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