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Armed Robbery In Carrollton This Morning, Latest In String Of Local Incidents

Carrollton Police are reviewing video and working with other jurisdictions in hopes of finding leads relating to an alleged armed robbery just after midnight Thursday morning.
 
CPD Capt. Shannon Cantrell says officers responded to the Kangaroo Express located at 1218 Maple Street, in reference to an armed robbery.
 
The store clerk told investigators that the suspect had fled on foot.
 
According to the report:
 
The clerk stated she had been robbed at gun point and that the suspect, a black male wearing a black hoodie and black mask, fled the scene on foot, running down Bowen Street. She described the gun as a small black and chrome semi automatic pistol.
 
The clerk stated she had left the front counter to fill up the mop bucket and was walking back to the counter, when she noticed the suspect coming from the Bowen Street side of the store. She advised that the suspect came into the store, pointed the gun at her, and told her to give him all the money. She stated that she gave him the undisclosed amount of cash from the drawer.
 
The clerk could only describe the suspect as being approximately 5`10" to 6`2" tall and was of a slim build. She said the male had a deep voice.
 
The clerk said she remembered seeing a silver car pull in and out of the parking lot during the robbery, however she could not recall a make, or model.
 
Video surveillance showed the suspect wearing a dark blue bandana over his face, grey gloves, a large black back pack, grey/black/white/blue camo print pants, and black and white grocery bags over his shoes.
 
This morning's armed robbery follows four others alleged to have occurred in nearby Bremen, Temple and Douglasville in the last week.
 
Officers are currently reviewing evidence to determine if the cases are connected.
 
Investigators say a black male walked into two stores in Douglas County and one in Bremen on Sunday and robbed the clerks at gunpoint.
 
A black male suspect is believed to have robbed the Dollar General Store in Temple on Wednesday in a similar manner.
 
Temple Police have described their suspect as being in his 40s or 50s with graying hair, a medium build and appearing to stand around 5'10 to 6' tall. He was seen entering a 4-door sedan, that is champagne, gold or pewter in color and with a sunroof.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact their local police office.
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