Eastman police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Flash Foods convenience store on the Soperton Highway at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 27.
According to the police report, a black male entered the store and went into the men’s rest room.
When he came out, the cashier asked him if he needed anything else. He told her he needed a pack of cigarettes. As the cashier turned to get the cigarettes, the man pulled a knife on her and told her to give him all the money.
He advised her not to touch any buttons. The cashier told him she had to use the keys to open the cash register and get the money.
The cashier proceeded to get the money and hand it to him. He then picked up the cigarettes and fled the store.
If anyone has any knowledge about this robbery, they are asked to call the Eastman Police Department at 478-374-7788.