UPDATE: Armed robbery suspect linked to two additional incidents

Gary Cooper [source: CCSO]

SAVANNAH, GA (WSAV) – The suspect involved in the August 14 armed robbery at the CVS on Abercorn has also been linked to two other robberies.

Gary Cooper, 58 has been charged with armed robbery, possession of drug-related object for use and simple assault. He now faces additional charges of armed robbery and robbery by intimidation.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department officials say Cooper has been linked to the August 1 armed robbery of Walgreens on E. DeRenne Avenue and the July 13 robbery by intimidation at the same CVS on Abercorn Street.

Officers were called to the CVS at 5401 Abercorn St., around 11:45 p.m. on August 14 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 Cooper, as a suspect and took him into custody.


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