76 gas station on New Franklin Road robbed on Tuesday morning

Published 10:09 am Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday at the 76 gas station on New Franklin Road just before 5 a.m.
Officers were told that an unknown black male wearing a black mask walked up to the clerk at the entrance of the store, pointed a handgun at him and told him to go inside the store. Once inside, the suspect made the store clerk fill a bag with an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.
The suspect then left the scene on foot with the money. The case is still under investigation and anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Hall with the LaGrange Police Department or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.