On Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 2:07 P.M. officers of the Warner Robins Police Department responded to 1806 Russell Parkway (Master Cleaners) in reference to a male with a handgun.
Preliminary investigation reveals a white male approached a female employee, threatened her with a handgun, and fled the scene in a vehicle. The vehicle is described as a dark colored SUV.
No injuries were reported.
No other information is available at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 478.929.6911. Information can also be submitted through TipSubmit by texting the tip to CRIMES (274637) and include keyword WRPD in the body of the text. More information about TipSubmit can be found at WRPolice.org.
Update – April 3, 2012
William Carpenter (27 years of age, Macon) was arrested in connection with the incident above. He was charged with Criminal Attempt-Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault, & Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime. He was transported to the Houston County Jail.
Further investigation revealed Carpenter approached the employee and repeatedly demanded her to get in his car. She refused and he left the scene in a dark colored Toyota 4 Runner. Carpenter also pointed a gun at her during the incident.
Anyone who has information about Carpenter or this incident is asked to contact the Warner Robins Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 478-929-6911.