UPDATE (Nov. 16): Investigators were able to connect the robbery with a previous robbery that took place on Sept. 11 at the Jasmine Food Mart. The suspect was identified on Nov. 16 as Lial Stephens, 28 of Savannah and he was arrested and brought to the Chatham County Detention Center. Stephens was charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and other related charges including the armed robbery incident that took place on Sept. 11.

Original Story (Nov. 14):

GARDEN CITY, Ga. (WSAV)- The Garden City Police Department (GCPD) is investigating an armed robbery at the Jasmine Food Mart that happened on Tuesday afternoon.

At approximately 2:15 p.m., GCPD responded to a report at the mart located at 4928 Ogeechee Road.

According to officials, a male subject entered the establishment armed with a gun, stole an undisclosed amount of cash, and left the area quickly.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Garden City Police Department at 912-966-7787 or

912-944-7451 to speak to Detective Shuford.