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Police looking for suspect in armed robbery on Atlanta Highway

The Gainesville Police Department is looking for a suspect in an armed robbery Thursday night at Meeks Grocery on Atlanta Highway.

Police say the suspect had a handgun, demanded the store clerk hand over money and then fled with the money.

Officers responded to the store at 309 Atlanta Highway at about 8:45 p.m. Jan. 23. 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man between 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 6 feet tall, according to police. He was wearing a rag over his face, a dark hat, a sweatshirt over a white T-shirt and jeans. 

Anyone with information about the case can contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 770-535-3783.

Compiled from Gainesville Police Department press release

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