Obama Visits Metro Area, Police Investigating Trio of Robberies and Armed Robbers Strike Radio Shack

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President Obama Visits Metro Area - Decatur Patch

On Thursday, the president visited the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center and made remarks at the Decatur Recreation Center.

View photos from the President's visit on Decatur Patch.


Police Investigating a Trio of Armed Pedestrian Robberies - Midtown Patch

According to Atlanta Police Officer Kim Jones, at approximately 4:45 a.m., officers responded to a call at 1280 Peachtree Street where a male victim stated that he had been robbed by several black males near the intersection of Peachtree and 12th streets.

The victim reported that one of the suspects stuck a gun to his head and demanded his property. After taking the man’s undisclosed belongings, the suspects left the scene in a burgundy vehicle.

While the officers were assisting the victim, who suffered a minor cut to the head, two more area pedestrian robberies came in through dispatch.

Read more on Midtown Patch.


Radio Shack Robbed at Gunpoint - Buckhead Patch

Atlanta Police are investigating a robbery at the Radio Shack on Piedmont Road near Sidney Marcus Boulevard on Wednesday.

According to witness statements given to the police, the suspect entered the Radio Shack at 2625 Piedmont Road with his face covered while an employee was waiting on a customer.

A couple of minutes after the customer left the store, the suspect walked up to the counter, showed a silver handgun and demanded money.

Buckhead Patch has more on this story.


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