Decatur Police release sketches of armed robbery suspects

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 2, 2017

Decatur Police responded to a report of an armed robbery on June 24 at 6 p.m.

The victim said he was walking southbound on Swanton Way when a black Dodge Dart with tinted windows passed him. The vehicle turned around and pulled up beside him. According to Decatur Police, the front passenger exited the vehicle, pointed a Glock handgun at the victim and said, “Give me your iPhone.”

“The suspect took the victim’s phone and then the two backseat passengers got out of the vehicle and removed the victim’s backpack and took his wallet from his pocket,” Lt. Ross said. “The suspects got back into the vehicle and fled southbound on Swanton Way. The victim was not injured.”

On July 1, police released forensic sketches of the suspects.

The suspects were described as:

#1 (Driver): Black Male, early 20’s, light complexion, slender build, low hair-cut, wearing a white tank top
#2 (Front Passenger): Black Male, mid to late teens, approximately 5’08”, slender build, wearing a grey hoodie and armed with a Glock handgun
#3 (Rear Passenger): Black male, dark complexion, wearing a black jacket
#4 (Rear Passenger): Black Male, light complexion, wearing a black shirt

The Police Department said, “If you recognize these suspects or have any information about the incident, please contact Investigator Melvin at or 678/553-6664 or you can call Crime Stoppers at 404/577-TIPS(8477) and remain anonymous.”

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