APD: Brinks guard robbed at gunpoint in southwest Atlanta

ATLANTA — Police are on the hunt to find a suspect accused of robbing a Brinks guard at gunpoint.

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It all started when Atlanta officers responded to a robbery call at the West End Mall on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard.

According to Atlanta investigators, a Brinks guard had just stepped out of the building after making a cash pickup.


Video captured the suspect, who reportedly went up to the victim, pointed a pistol at the guard’s head, and demanded the cash bags.

The suspect ran off in the direction of Evans Street. The suspect appears to be wearing a black puffer jacket, black pants and black and white slides.

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Anyone who can identify or know of the suspect’s whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-8477 or online.

Tipsters can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000 for the the and indictment of the suspect.