Robbery at Football Game Under Investigation

LaGrange Police are investigating and incident where a kid was robbed Friday night at the Troup vs. Central Carrollton game.

Friday night about 9 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were working at the Troup High School football game at Callaway Stadium then they were notified of a Robbery by Sudden Snatching.

Police spoke with the juvenile victim, who stated they had been robbed while waiting in line at the concession stand.

The juvenile explained they were waiting at the concession stand in line with an undisclosed amount of money in hand. The victim stated that an unknown suspect, believed to be another juvenile, then approached them from behind and snatched the money from their hand.

The suspect the then ran toward the visitor’s section and the victim reported the incident to their parents.

The victim was able to provide and undisclosed description of the possibly juvenile suspect and police attempted to locate the suspect with assistance from the Troup County Sheriff’s Office.

This incident is still under investigation by the LaGrange Police Department Criminal Investigations Section. If anyone has any additional information about this incident, please contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-8832603. Anonymous tips can be submitted to the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Tips can also be submitted through the LaGrange Police Department’s Facebook page.

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Tommy Murphy Staff Writer