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Suspect arrested for Sept. 7 robbery
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An arrest has been made in connection with a Sept. 7 robbery at Clyde’s Market in the 1100 block of East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway. A store clerk was Tasered twice during that incident.
Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Detective Brian Barnes said Lewis Michael Reynolds, 39, of Glennville, was arrested by U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force last week in Brunswick. Reynolds was found sleeping outside a Brunswick convenience store at the time of his arrest. He tried to give a false name to officers.
Reynolds has been charged with robbery and aggravated assault.
According to the original incident report filed by Midway Police Officer Page Duvale Sr., store clerk Jennifer Jackson had been in the store alone shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sept. 7 when a man wearing a black baseball cap, brown shorts and a black shirt came into the store to buy a bottle of orange juice. The man, according to Jackson, did not have enough money for the purchase, so he returned it to the refrigerator as Jackson voided the sale.
The man then tried to buy a package of tobacco, the clerk said. The man went outside to ask his friend for 20 cents to buy the tobacco.  
Jackson told police the man told his friend he would pay him back the 20 cents when they returned to their residence.
The man left Clyde’s Market but returned shortly after midnight and allegedly demanded money from Jackson. The clerk said the man told her to, “Give me all you got.”
Barnes said the man reportedly was wearing the same outfit as earlier, but had on gloves. Jackson said he followed her behind the counter and Tasered her on the arm as she emptied an undisclosed amount of cash from a register. He Tasered her again as he made her open another cash register, which was empty. The man left on foot. Jackson was not seriously injured.

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