SAVANNAH, GA ( September 19, 2012 ) Rent-A-Center robber is on the loose and police need the public’s assistance identifying him.
Friday, September 14, just after 6 p.m., police were dispatched to the Rent-A-Center located in the 4600 Block of Skidaway Road to a robbery that had just occurred. Employees told police that a man walked into the store and demanded cash as he brandished a weapon. They were not moving fast enough for the suspect so he fired a round into the wall and then went behind the counter and forced one of the employees to open the cash drawers and remove the money. He then fled the store on foot.
The suspect is described as a light skinned black male or Hispanic male, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, 150 to 160 lbs, late 20’s to early 30’s, tattoo’s on both arms. At the time of the robbery he was wearing navy shorts, a blue polo shirt, black shoes and a red and blue ball cap.
Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.