Crime & Safety
Suspect sought in assault at Columbia County convenience store
EVANS, Ga. – Columbia County deputies are searching for a man responsible for an assault at a convenience store.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday when a man arrived in a dark-colored Pontiac car with aftermarket rims and entered the Circle K at 4403 Washington Road, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
The man with close cut hair and wearing a black T-shirt and green sweatpants got into a verbal altercation with the clerk and was told to leave the business, deputies reported.
The man struck the clerk in the face with his hand before leaving, deputies reported.