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September 26, 2013

Police seek suspect in store robbery

VALDOSTA — Valdosta police have identified and are searching for a suspect in the Sept. 19 robbery of a convenience store.

Police issued an arrest warrant for Demetrius Anderson, 20, of Valdosta. Anderson has been charged with strong-armed robbery and battery in the robbery of Lee’s Mini Mart at 507 E. Ann St.

The owner of Lee’s Mini Mart reportedly suffered a small cut on his forehead but refused medical assistance. The robber struck the store owner in the face during the incident. An estimated $250 in cash was taken from the register and the robber fled on foot.

Police also issued still photographs from the time of the robbery. The photographs were pulled from a security video camera in the store. Police hope these photographs will help the public spot and identify the suspect.

The Valdosta Police Department asks anyone with information regarding Anderson’s whereabouts to call (229) 293-3145. Anonymous calls can be made to (229) 293-3091.

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