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
- Approximately 5’09” tall
- Weighs about 160 pounds
- Light facial hair, mustache/beard
- Stained teeth
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.