Alexander grabbed a shopping cart, perused the aisles and grabbed a beer, which he drank while shopping, police told Channel 2 Action News reported. Not long into his shopping trip, the man asked to speak to a manager.
Police said Alexander then pulled a gun on the manager and demanded money from a safe in the store’s back office, Channel 2 reported.
Alexander made off with $17,000 before escaping through a back door near the loading dock, according to the news station.
The opened beer was sent to the GBI with the hopes the suspect’s DNA would be pulled from it, Channel 2 reported. It’s not clear how the man was identified by authorities.
Anyone with information regarding Alexander’s whereabouts is asked to call Henry County police at 770-288-8389 or 911.
The incident happened so fast, many employees said they didn't know about it until it was over.