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Thugs On The Loose — Armed and Dangerous

Franklin County, Georgia — Two armed robbers of a Flying J truck stop in Franklin County, Georgia are still presumed to be armed and very dangerous.

Not only did they rob the Flying J, they shot a truck driver from Florida as well.

They could be in North East Georgia, North Carolina or anywhere across the country.

That’s why authorities are asking for all American’s help to pass along any known information about these suspects.

Here are the details from the Franklin County Citizen (GA) newspaper:

The public’s help is being sought to identify two suspects — considered armed and dangerous — who robbed the Flying J Travel Plaza Saturday morning and shot a customer.

On Sept. 22 around 3 a.m., two armed black males entered the Flying J Travel Plaza off of Exit 160 on I-85 in Carnesville, a press release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said.

One armed suspect fired two rounds inside the business. A customer was shot at close range in the upper chest.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office released surveillance camera photos of the suspects in a Saturday morning armed robbery and shooting at the Flying J in Carnesville.

The suspects demanded and took currency from the store registers and then fled on foot.

The on-duty store clerks were not injured in the incident.

Witnesses reported seeing a tan or gray full-sized SUV — a 2007 model or newer Tahoe or Suburban — leaving the parking lot across the street. The suspects’ vehicle entered I-85 on the south bound entrance ramp.

The injured customer, a commercial truck driver from Florida, was treated by Franklin County Emergency Medical Services for life-threatening injuries.

The victim was transported to an Athens hospital and is currently in stable condition.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office released surveillance camera photos of the suspects in a Saturday morning armed robbery and shooting at the Flying J in Carnesville.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office released surveillance camera photos of the suspects in a Saturday morning armed robbery and shooting at the Flying J in Carnesville.

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