Bibb deputies searching for suspect who attacked, robbed Macon man

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb deputies are searching for a suspect who attacked an elderly Macon man Tuesday afternoon.

The sheriff’s office says it happened around 4 p.m. Authorities say 63-year-old Johnny Thomas left a store on Broadway and was walking on Wood Street toward Second Street when he was attacked.

According to deputies, a green Dodge pickup stopped and a man got out of vehicle. Investigators say the suspect hit Thomas several times in the head, stole Thomas’ money, and then drove off.

Thomas was scuffed and bleeding. He was treated by paramedics at the scene.

The sheriff’s office says the suspect was wearing dark clothing.

If you have any information, call the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500.

Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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