Monday, February 25, 2013
Two of the chain stores have been robbed in North Decatur and Tucker after two others were robbed earlier this month in metro Atlanta.
We told you earlier this month about an armed robbery at the Family Dollar in North Decatur. (It included an odd request for diapers if you recall.) Our neighboring site, Tucker Patch, told you Friday about a Family Dollar robbery in their neighborhood. Well, we stumbled across this Atlanta Journal-Constitution story from last week as well that details two Family Dollar robberies in Atlanta that occurred the week before. Police are still trying to determine whether those robberies are related. From the AJC story: Shortly before 8 p.m., a man entered the Family Dollar in the 2500 block of Bolton Road in northwest Atlanta and attempted to purchase a pack of gum, according to the incident report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. …
Monday, February 18, 2013
The incident occurred last week at Family Dollar in North Decatur.
Friday, February 15, 2013
More than $1,400 was stolen from the North Decatur store Sunday night.
An armed robber held up the Family Dollar in North Decatur on Sunday night, demanding money and diapers before fleeing, DeKalb County police said. The suspect walked into the store at 2615 North Decatur Road just before 8 p.m. and approached a clerk with his hands in his pockets, the police report said. He grabbed the clerk, and she told police she saw a black handgun in his waistband or pocket. "Come over here," the suspect said, pushing her toward the front of the store. "Get all the money out the safe." A witness was standing in front of the suspect and the clerk. "Don't stand there stuck on stupid," the supsect said, and the witness stepped out of the way. The clerk opened the safe and handed the supsect more than $1,400 in cash. "Give…
Thursday, October 6, 2011
The store manager of the North Decatur Road store told police the man who robbed her store Sept. 30 did the same thing a month ago.
An armed man robbed the Family Dollar store on North Decatur Road on Sept. 30 – for the second time in a month, DeKalb County police said. The suspect walked into the store at 2615 North Decatur Rd. and pointed a black revolver at the store manager and her employee at about 8:40pm, the police report said. The man approached the register and said, “Come on, come on, you know what it is, give me the money out of the safe.” The manager opened the safe and register, took out the money and put it on the counter in front of the suspect. The suspect told her and her employee to go to the back of the store, and they did. When they returned, the money and suspect were gone. Surveillance cameras did catch the incident. No injuries were reported. The…