“He grew impatient and struck the employee several times with his pistol, causing blunt-force trauma to the man’s right eye,” Thompson said.
The suspects managed to get $640 in cash before running out of the store, police said. Investigators believe they drove away, but no vehicle description has been released.
“Detectives are trying to obtain surveillance footage from the area and get a picture of these guys,” Thompson said, adding that investigators are also working with surrounding jurisdictions to determine if the men have been involved in additional auto parts store robberies.
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Anyone with information about the hold-up or the suspects’ whereabouts is asked to contact investigators at 404-673-6025.
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In a move affecting nearly 2 million children and their parents, Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday ordered the continued closure of schools until at least April 24.