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Clown Robber Continues to Attack Cleveland Ave. Corridor Businesses

A man in a clown mask robs businesses along Cleveland Avenue.

According to reports and video obtained by WSB-TV, the Atlanta Police department is asking for the public's help in identifying the person seen on video cameras robbing local businesses along Cleveland Avenue in Southwest Atlanta.

The suspect is believed responsible for a number of robberies in the area.  His preferred time to commit these crimes seems to be in the early mornings from 6 am to 8:30 am, according to APD.  The assailant carries a gun, and has used it in at-least 2 cases.  The suspect has not fired at anyone yet, but he is known to fire warning shots if the cashiers do not react to his demands quickly enough.

You are encouraged to use extreme caution if you come into a confrontation with this suspect. 

Due to the suspect wearing a clown mask, a good description of him has not been provided to the police.  Still, police wanted this information out in the public, in-case anyone recognizes what the suspect is wearing or his mask. (the mask shown in the photo is not the actual mask used in the robberies)
Watch the surveillance video attached to identify the suspect, and Call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.

Marc Richardson September 18, 2012 at 02:09 PM
Any suggestions on how to catch a clown?
Dunwoody Bob September 19, 2012 at 11:45 AM
Would love the see the lineup for this one.

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