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Police on Lookout for Armed Robbery Suspect

Gwinnett police say the man robbed a convenience store in Lilburn and a drug store in Sugar Hill. He is also suspected of several robberies across metro Atlanta.

Gwinnett Police are looking for the man in these photos who allegedly robbed Sam's Mart in Lilburn and a Rite Aid in Sugar Hill at gunpoint. He may also be responsible for other crimes in metro Atlanta (Courtesy: Gwinnett County Police Department)
Gwinnett Police are looking for the man in these photos who allegedly robbed Sam's Mart in Lilburn and a Rite Aid in Sugar Hill at gunpoint. He may also be responsible for other crimes in metro Atlanta (Courtesy: Gwinnett County Police Department)
Gwinnett County Police are on the search for a man they believed robbed two Gwinnett County businesses at gunpoint, including one in unincorporated Lilburn. Investigators are asking residents to take a good look at these photos to see if they recognize the man they're looking for.

On December 10, police were called to the scene of an armed robbery at the Sam's Mart at 4032 Stone Mountain Highway in unincorporated Lilburn. Police say the man went up to the clerk at the convenience store and demanded cash from the register. The suspect managed to make off with a small amount of money and ran into a waiting car driven by an unknown person.  

Police say the same man robbed a Rite Aid in Sugar Hill on December 29.

"The suspect description was very similar and surveillance footage revealed that the suspect was wearing the same clothing from the first robbery," said GCPD Cpl. Jake Smith in a release.

The vehicle in question was not spotted at the second scene.

The suspect is described as:
  • White Male
  • Mid-twenties
  • Approximately 5’09” tall
  • Weighs about 160 pounds
  • Light facial hair, mustache/beard
  • Stained teeth
His getaway car is believed to be a dark blue car, possibly a 2004 Hyundai Elantra hatchback.

Smith says the suspect is also believed to be behind several similar crimes across the metro Atlanta area.

If you have any information about this suspect or the crime, please call GCPD Robbery Unit detectives at 770-513-5300. You can also annonomously call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477), or visit www.crimestoppersatlanta.com. Tipsters could be eligible for a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

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