Suspect apprehended in Dollar General robbery

Andrew Farmer

Andrew Farmer

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested and charged Andrew Farmer with stealing 35 packs of cigarettes from the 6th Street Dollar General Monday.

A burglar alarm alerted officers to activity at the store around 4:15 a.m. At the scene, officers found the front door’s glass had been broken along with glass on the cigarette case. While conducting a search around the area of Magnolia Apartments, officers noticed Farmer carrying a red cooler containing cigarettes and a yellow hammer. Farmer led officers on a foot pursuit down W. 8th Street before he was apprehended and charged with burglary.

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