Clayton County

86-year-old woman found after being kidnapped at Clayton County convenience store

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Clayton County police say an elderly woman who was kidnapped from a convenience store has been found safe.

Officers say Shirley Jenkins McCurry, 86, suffers from dementia and was sitting inside a car at the Lucky Food Mart on North Main Street in Jonesboro just before 3:30 p.m. when it was stolen.

She was found at a restaurant in the 800 block of Howell Mill Road just after 7 p.m. The stolen car has not been found.

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Surveillance video shows the suspect dressed in all tan clothing and red and black shoes. He is also carrying a black backpack.

McCurry can be seen rolling down the passenger window and appearing to speak with the suspect. He then gets into the driver seat and drives away from the store.


The car is described as a gray 2016 Nissan Rogue with Georgia license plate CTW6796.

Police say the car was spotted on surveillance cameras at 4:29 p.m. in the area of Marietta Street and Means Street in Atlanta.

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