CORDELE, GA -The Cordele Police Department is warning businesses in Cordele to be on high alert due to a recent string of robberies in the area. There have been three robberies in the last four days in southwest section of the city. Police encourage workers to use the emergency buttons in their stores, and to be cooperative with the suspects.
Police say they are still investigating the robberies, but it has been hard identifying suspects because they covered their faces. The police department has doubled patrols in the area where the robberies took place. The department are encouraging businesses to call the police department if they want officers to escort workers as they open or close the businesses.