Alabama Man Robbed After Large Gathering in LaGrange

Tommy Murphy
Staff Writer

LaGrange Police are investigating an late-night incident on Johnson Street where a man from Alexander City, Alabama was allegedly robbed at gunpoint.

Saturday night about 12:16 p.m., officers with LaGrange Police Department responded to Whitesville Street in reference to an Armed Robbery.

Officers arrived and met with the male complainant, who stated he had just been robbed at gunpoint at 110 Johnson Street after a large gathering at that location.

The victim told police that an unknown subject brandished a handgun at him, demanding money. He stated he then handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled the location.

The victim described the suspect as a young black male, wearing a Shaquille O’Neal Orlando Magic basketball jersey and blue hat.

This incident is still under investigation by the LaGrange Police Department Criminal Investigations Section. If anyone has any information on this incident, please contact the La-Grange Police Department at 706-883-2603. Anonymous tips can be left with the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Tips may also be submitted to the LaGrange Police Department via Facebook.

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