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December 23, 2013

Multiple robberies reported

TIFTON —

Tifton police responded to two armed robberies and a robbery by sudden snatching over the weekend, resulting in some injuries.

According to an incident report filed at the Tifton Police Department, officer Tom King reported shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday that he and other officers responded to K&P Store on Tifton-Eldorado Road in reference to a robbery. He said while en route, dispatch advised that the complainant, a 19-year-old male, had left the store and was at a friend’s house located in the 1700 block of Brookvale Drive.

King said he arrived at the store and began searching for the suspects. Sgt. Dorminey McCrae, along with other officers, arrived on the scene. Another officer went to the friend’s house and brought the complainant back to the store. The male told police that he was closing up the store and when he walked outside, two black males 5’11” to 6’ in height and wearing black hooded sweatshirts came around the north side of the building and told him to “come here.”

He said he immediately started running away from the store and then south down Tifton-Eldorado Road until he reached his friend’s house on Brookvale Drive. He noted the suspects began chasing him.

King reported that the store surveillance system was not working properly because of the damage done to it by the offenders. According to the complainant, approximately $200 was removed from the register.

In another matter, officer Lynn McCulley reported shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday that she was sent to the Enmark on Fifth Street regarding an assault victim. A black male had entered the store with blood all over his face and said he had been attacked. The victim, a 62-year-old man, reported that while walking through the parking lot of Buddy’s Home Furnishing, three black males in all black approached him. He said one of the subjects told him to give them his money or they would “beat his (bleep).” He told them he didn’t have any money, and one of the offenders then said they would beat him because he didn’t.

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