Thursday, May 16, 2013
Gunmen tried to rob several people on the street and began firing as the victims ran.
DOWNTOWN — Two people were shot Wednesday in a late-night robbery attempt on Auburn Avenue, Atlanta police said. At 11:16 p.m., three men in a silver vehicle pulled up to 253 Auburn Ave. near Bell Street. All three jumped out of the vehicle and tried to rob the victims at the corner. As the victims ran, one of the men began firing his gun, striking one person in the arm and another person in the back. Both victims were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and are listed in stable condition. The armed robbers fled the scene.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The male pointed a small silver semi automatic gun at the victim and said: "Don't make me do it."
GRANT PARK — A woman walking to the bus stop early Thursday was robbed at gun point, Atlanta police said. The victim told police she was walking to a bus stop at Confederate and Ormewood avenues, at about 6:30 a.m. when a man pointed a small, silver-colored semi-automatic gun at her, and demanded her belongings. The man, whom the victim said is black, last seen wearing a white shirt, black bubble vest and a fitted hat, said, "don't make do it," as he aimed the revolver at her. She handed over her bag and $30 in cash and the man walked away calmly, according to police.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Gunman took victim's Mazda 3 and purse.
ORMEWOOD PARK — A woman was robbed outside her Gilbert Street home Monday morning, Atlanta police said. The victim told investigators she was leaving her home in the 900 block of Gilbert Street at about 8:45 a.m. when a teen armed with a gray or silver handgun approached her, pointed it at her and demanded her purse and car keys. After she complied, he got in her black, 2007 Mazda 3, backed out into the street and speed off and drove south on Gilbert. The gunman is described as black, 13 to 15 years old, 5'8" tall, with a high Afro cut hairstyle. He was last seen wearing a dark pull-over, blue jeans, a white tee-shirt and a red bandanna across his face. A witness in the 900 block of Moreland Avenue told police he saw a youth fitting that …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Police believe this man is involved in the armed robbery and beating of the owner of the Reddy Supermarket at 2199 College Ave. NE.
KIRKWOOD — The Atlanta Police Department is looking for the public's assistance in identifying the lead suspect in a Monday evening robbery at Reddy Supermarket, located at 2199 College Ave. NE. According to the APD's Facebook page, the individual in the attached photo is wanted for armed robbery and is responsible for the robbery at the convenience store. The victim told police he was robbedin his store and that his assailant that his vehicle also was stolen. The store owner, according to the police report, said two men approached him at about 10:30 p.m. as he exited the store to bring milk to his car. "The one older suspect pointed the hand gun at him and the two suspects motioned for him to get back in the store," the responding …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Police release pictures of armed robbers in Feb. 15 incident.
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Thursday, February 21
EAST ATLANTA — The Atlanta Police Department has released a series of surveillance camera images of three armed robbers who took $400 in a late-night hold-up of the Family Dollar at 1104 Moreland Ave. SE. From APD spokesman Officer John Chafee: "Three male suspects entered the location and robbed the business of approximately $400 in cash. One of the suspects was armed with a rifle." At least one customer and three employees were in the store at the time of the incident, which occurred just before 10 p.m. The customer told police he was purchasing cigarettes when a man came in, pointed a rifle at him while an accomplice grabbed him and took him to the back of the store and left him there. The cashier who was waiting on the customer, ran to…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Victim said he was robbed by fellow patron of local club.
EAST ATLANTA — A man reported Sunday that he was robbed at gunpoint while sitting in his car. According to the victim, he was in the Asylum bar at 551 Flat Shoals Ave. and left at about 11:40 p.m. to take a short rest in his car, which was parked about 200 feet north of the club. The victim told police he sensed someone following him but thought nothing of it. As he sat in his car, he said he heard a tap on the passenger side window and saw black automatic pistol pointed at him. The gunman told him to give up his items and the victim — who said he recognized the gunman because he saw him in Asylum earlier that evening — handed over his wallet and mobile phone. The gunman ran west down Stokeswood Avenue. No one at Asylum said they knew the …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Police looking for a stolen silver/gray Volkswagen Passat with Georgia license plate No. BFP8449.
GRANT PARK — The Grant Park Security Patrol reported that a carjcacking and pedestrian robbery occurred at about 8:20 p.m. on Feb. 13. The carjacking happened on Rosalia Street SE off Boulevard. The victim told police he was working on his silver/gray 2002 Volkswagen Passat station wagon that was parked on Rosalia and as he sat in the driver's seat, a man pointed a black handgun at him and ordered him out of the car. The victim thought the gunman wanted his wallet so got out of the station wagon and handed it over and ran. As he did so, he noticed another man entering the Passat and both carjackers fled the scene. The stolen Passat is a gray with Georgia license plate No. BFP8449. The carjacking is at least the ninth incident in an East …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Atlanta Police have released video footage from the weekend robbery at Chevron.
LITTLE FIVE POINTS — The Atlanta Police Department needs your help in identifying the suspect from the Chevron Gas Station robbery that occurred Feb. 3 at 372 Moreland Avenue NE. According to the detailed police report, Officer Thompson along with Officer Hall responded to the call in which a store clerk was robbed at gunpoint. In the report, the clerk statede he "saw the gun pointed at him. He took about $10 to $200 in cash and gave it to the gunman. The suspect then told him to give him some lottery tickets and the clerk pulled out 22 Millionaire Jinge lottery tickets and handed them over. The suspect then left the store. According to the store clerk and the video footage, the weapon used appeared to be a black revolver and the suspect …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Four wanted for questioning in Jan. 13 incident.
REYNOLDSTOWN — Atlanta Police have released surveillance video of the four men wanted for questioning in connection with a Jan. 13 armed robbery on Seaboard Avenue. The victim told police he was walking on Seaboard Avenue close to the Inman Park Marta station and the Reynoldstown-Inman Park border when five men approached him, one of them asking him for gum. As he checked his pockets, he pulled out his mobile phone. One of the men asked him to use it and then walked away with the phone. When he protested, one of the men brandished a weapon. Though he reported being accosted by five men, the video only shows four. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404.577.TIPS (8477).
Monday, January 21, 2013
Shots fired after an early morning party.
SUMMERHILL — Atlanta police are looking for two men who shot a man in a early morning robbery as the victim and his friend left a party. The shooting, which occurred at about 3:40 a.m., left the 28-year-old victim hospitalized at Grady Memorial Hospital in stable condition. According to Officer Kim Jones, a group of men were fired upon Jan. 21 after leaving a party at the Holiday Inn at 450 Capitol Ave. Police said that as the shooting victim and his friend walked to their car from the party, a white sedan pulled up alongside them. The two occupants of the sedan — armed with weapons — took the victims' wallets and mobile phones.