Cobb County

Man accused of trying to kidnap 2 women from Cobb County Walgreens

Attempted kidnapping suspect

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Police have arrested a man they say tried to kidnap two women from a Walgreens store near SunTrust Park.

According to Smyrna police, Gary Harling Jr. attempted to lure two customers into his white Nissan cargo van outside the store on 2670 Cobb Parkway on July 27.

Harling had a full beard with sunglasses, wearing black shorts with a white and yellow Nike logo on the left side of the shorts. He also had a full length tattoo on his left arm.


Harling turned himself into the Smyrna Police Department late Thursday night. He is charged with two counts of attempted kidnapping and false statements. He is being held on a $50,000 bond.