The Newnan Times-Herald


Police searching for gas station robbery suspect

  • By Clay Neely
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  • Jan. 10, 2019 - 10:37 PM

Police searching for gas station robbery suspect

Grantville Police Department

Grantville police are hoping the public can help identify a man who robbed a local gas station clerk.

The robbery happened Thursday morning at the BP station located on 5325 S. Hwy. 29 in Grantville.

A clerk taking out the trash was walking back to the building when she was approached from behind by the suspect, who threatened her with a knife before taking a wallet containing several hundred dollars, according to Lt. Cliff Schriefer with the Grantville Police Department.

The suspect appeared to be a white male wearing a purple hoodie, orange gloves, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Inv. Lawrence Ethridge at 770-583-2266 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Atlanta 404-577-8477 @StopCrimeATL .