UPDATE: Gary Cooper has also been linked to the Aug. 1 armed robbery of Walgreens, 700 E. DeRenne Ave., and the July 13 robbery by intimidation at the same CVS on Abercorn Street. Cooper is now facing additional charges of armed robbery and robbery by intimidation.
SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, August 14, 2017) – Metro officers quickly arrested a suspect who robbed CVS on Abercorn Street late Sunday.
Officers were called to CVS, 5401 Abercorn St., about 11:45 p.m. after a man demanded cash from the register. Witnesses told officers the man put his hand in his shirt so that it resembled a gun. He left the area with an undisclosed amount of cash. Metro officers quickly identified Gary Cooper, 58, as a suspect and took him into custody.
Cooper has been charged with armed robbery, possession of drug related object for use and simple assault.