Smithville Woman Charged in Manchester Armed Robbery

A Smithville woman and another person have been charged with the armed robbery of a Discount Tobacco Outlet in Manchester.
The Manchester Times reports that 25 year old Tiffany Gora of Smithville and 39 year old Donald Taylor of Manchester are charged in the case. Bond for each is $50,000 bond and they will be in Coffee County General Sessions Court March 4th.
According to the report, Gora allegedly went into the store around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday armed with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. Gora, who was dressed in camouflage, left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. But on her way out, she dropped the gun, before getting into a waiting Ford F-150 pickup truck, driven by Taylor, and leaving the scene.
They were spotted Thursday morning and taken into custody by Manchester Police and officers of the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department
Police say Gora used a BB gun during the robbery and, according to an investigator, the two admitted to committing the crime to get money to buy drugs to further their habit.

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