Woman robbed at knifepoint

Published 12:07 am Sunday, March 16, 2008

vidalia — The Vidalia Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at knifepoint at 506 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Friday.

Gardest January, 82, reported that she was in bed when she woke up to a man standing in her room. The man held her at knifepoint and demanded that she not move.

January gave the male $180 from her purse and as he left the room, she noticed another male standing in the hallway behind him.

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The two males searched through other rooms in the house before leaving.

The robbery is under investigation and several likely suspects have been identified, the police department reports.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Vidalia Police Department at 318-336-5254.