Suspect attacks 81-year-old man at southwest Atlanta store, gets away with cash, police say

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are searching for a suspect accused of attacking an elderly man.

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On March 15 at 10:14 a.m., officers said an unknown man walked into a store on Delowe Drive in southwest Atlanta.

The suspect allegedly tried to take cash from an 81-year-old man.


APD said after being unsuccessful, the suspect then attacked the victim, wrestled him to the ground and took $100 before running away.

Atlanta investigators released surveillance footage of the suspect seen running out of the store.

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