Just after midnight on March 4 a suspect, described as a black male around 25-30-years-old, standing 5’9″, 140 pounds wearing a dark-colored hoodie and light-colored pants reportedly approached a woman and demanded money. According to the release by Sonny Cohrs with Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department, the victim was able to fight off the suspect who then ran away on foot. She did, however, have minor injuries from the altercation and was taken to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment.
The armed robbery took place on East 40th Street and anyone with additional information on the robbery should call CrimeStoppers at (912)234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. You can remain anonymous and could qualify for a cash reward. A confidential tip line directly to investigators is also available at (912)525-3124.