Clerk shot in armed robbery at J & B Food Mart in Monroe

The clerk at the J & B Food Mart on N. Broad in Monroe was injured in an alleged armed robbery late Saturday night. Monroe Police Chief R.V. Watts confirmed that the clerk was shot and was transported to the hospital in Athens where he is recovering from the injury.

Watts said if anybody has any information regarding the incident they are asked to contact Monroe Police Department at 770-267-7576. Nobody has been arrested in connection with the incident at this time.

This is the second robbery on N. Broad in as many weeks. On Aug. 13, the Pure gas station just across the road was robbed.

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