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Robbery reported on Candler Road

Decatur Kirkwood and East Lake

Robbery reported on Candler Road

Photo by Dan Whisenhunt
Photo by Dan Whisenhunt

Photo by Dan Whisenhunt

Decatur Police report that on Aug. 2 at 6:59 am, Atlanta Police officers responded to Candler Road south of Chevelle Lane after receiving a  call about an armed robbery.

The victim told officers he was waiting at a bus stop when a vehicle pulled over and one of the occupants asked him for directions. The victim told police that he moved closer to give some directions and a passenger pulled out a silver revolver. The suspect asked for the victim’s wallet and cell phone, which the victim provided. The suspects fled, headed south on Candler Road.

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The suspect vehicle was a beige four-door sedan, possibly a Hunyadi Sonata, displaying a partial Georgia tag of “XYZ21”.

The suspects were described as follows:

Suspect #1: Black male with salt and pepper hair in corn rows

Suspect #2: Black male, approximately 30-years-old with a dark complexion

This case may be related to the armed robbery and assault in the 300 block of East College Avenue in Decatur on 08/01/2014.

If you see a vehicle in the area matching this description, DO NOT CONFRONT THE OCCUPANTS OR CHASE THE VEHICLE. Call 911 immediately and provide the location and complete tag number to the operator.