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Restaurant employees robbed at gunpoint on Macon Rd.

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police received a call at 1:55 a.m. Wednesday in reference to an armed robbery at Denny's located at 3239 Macon Road.

According to the manager and his employee, they were robbed at gunpoint with a pistol in the restaurant's parking lot by several black men and one white male. The report does not state what was taken.

After the robbery, the manager told police he saw the suspects leave in a silver van with a possible Michigan tag of ETR7261. He said they traveled west on Macon Road and then turn south on Rigdon Road.

Police reports indicate 21-year-old Michael Wagner of Columbus was arrested some time Wednesday morning.  He was charged with two counts of armed robbery.

This case remains under investigation by the Columbus Police Department.

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest developments as soon as it becomes available.

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