Woman robbed at gunpoint walking back to her car at Lenox Square, police say

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday at a popular shopping mall.

The department said officers responded to Lenox Square around 4:30 p.m. Officers found a woman who said she had been robbed at gunpoint.

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The victim said she was walking back to her car when two men approached her in a blue Nissan car. Two men demanded the victim’s purse at gunpoint and took off with her purse, police said.

The woman was not injured in the robbery. No description is available of the suspects..

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After a series of shootings on mall property last year, Lenox Square added new safety measures in December.

The mall’s owner, Simon Property Group, said it made significant investments in the mall, including cameras and an Atlanta Police substation on the property.

The new improvements also included metal detectors and even K-9 units. There are more than 200 cameras on the property with license plate readers at every entry point that are connected directly to APD.

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