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Bank Withdrawal Stolen While Man Shops

Window smashed and money taken after victim withdrew money from bank and went to nearby store to shop.

An Auburn man lost a car window and $2,600 during a May 18 car break-in at the .

The victim withdrew $2,600 from the on Hamilton Creek Parkway at approximately 10:40 a.m. Once he returned to his gray Dodge Ram, he counted the money and placed it in the center console. The victim them withdrew a small amount of cash from the Wells Fargo ATM and drove over to the Home Depot.

The victim parked his vehicle and went inside to shop. When he returned to his vehicle 20 minutes later, he discovered the window had been smashed and the $2,600 in cash had been taken. Nothing else in the truck had been disturbed according to the police report.

The video surveillance cameras at Home Depot do not cover the area of the parking lot where the victim parked. Wells Fargo was asked to review their video footage to see if any clues as to the identity of the perpetrator can be found.

The case is listed as active.

Other recent incidents investigated by the Gwinnett County Police Department include: 

May 16

  • Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana near the intersection of Clack Road and Fence Road.

May 18

  • Theft by taking in the 3700 block of Biltmore Oaks Drive.
  • Entering auto in the 2700 block of Hamilton Mill Road.

May 19

  • Burglary in the 3700 block of Indian Shoals Road.
  • Financial transaction card fraud in the 2700 block of Araglin Drive.
  • Burglary in the 1300 block of Mineral Springs Road.
  • Identity fraud in the 3400 block of Jim Moore Road.
  • Motor vehicle theft in the 800 block of Dacula Road.

May 20

  • Two cases of entering auto in the 1400 block of Drowning Creek Road.
  • Simple assault in the 3300 block of Galloping Bend Way.
  • Simple battery in the 2700 block of Carolina Drive.

May 21

  • Identity fraud in the 1600 block of Dacula Oaks Trail.
  • Battery in the 3400 block of Sandy Bank Drive.

May 22

  • Burglary in the 2700 block of Wilding Green Lane.
  • Motor vehicle theft in the 300 block of Franklin Drive.
  • Disorderly conduct in the 200 block of Dacula Road.
  • Theft, lost or mislaid property in the 3400 block of Millwater Crossing.

May 23

  • First-degree forgery in the 300 block of Harbins Road.

May 24

  • Simple assault in the 2300 block of Stanley Road.
  • Possession of less than an ounce of marijuana near the intersection of Hamilton Mill Road and I-85.
  • Possession of less than an ounce of marijuana near the intersection of Braselton Highway and Hamilton Creek Parkway. 

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AgtOrange May 26, 2012 at 11:00 AM
Oh please! See the other new story of the woman who had $8k worth of diamonds stolen while at the car wash nearby. I call shenanigans!
Alison May 26, 2012 at 04:16 PM
Either that or he is really stupid, who leaves $2600 in their car????????????
Gracie June 07, 2012 at 07:09 AM
Why make 2 withdrawals, put the SMALLER of the two in your pocket, put the larger one in your vehicle console......AFTER sitting in the OPEN in your vehicle and COUNTING IT.........park in the unsecure portion (NO DOUBT) rear of the Home Depot so there is No camera-(to see you smash out your OWN window)--then inside the store to GO SHOPPING for 20 minutes......WOW....that's the BEST you can Do... No masked man....No Cheby camaro turning into a giant walking & talking robot.....Not one single alien or Renegade piece of ceramic MIKOSA dinnerware..... #EPIC FAIL!
Gracie June 07, 2012 at 07:11 AM
*****Chevy Camaro

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