Police seek suspect after man robbed at downtown church

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009 12:38 PM
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Richmond County investigators are seeking help in identifying and capturing a suspect in the robbery of a 78-year-old man at a downtown church.

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Surveillance photos show the  suspect, left, and the victim during a robbery at the Greek Orthodox Churchon Telfair Street Sunday.  Special
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Surveillance photos show the suspect, left, and the victim during a robbery at the Greek Orthodox Churchon Telfair Street Sunday.

At about 7:30 a.m. Sunday, a young black man robbed a member of the Greek Orthodox Church, 953 Telfair St., as he opened the church for the day.

The suspect fled west on Telfair Street on a black bicycle, after wresting the victim’s wallet away from him. The victim was 78 years old.

The suspect is believed to be about 30 to 35.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect is asked to call the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080 or the Tip Line at 866-939-5050. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Just Another Day
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Just Another Day 11/11/09 - 01:58 pm
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Another black man falsely

Another black man falsely accused of a crime!!!!!! Right JUSTNUTS4?

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Harriette 11/11/09 - 02:08 pm
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Are you kidding me? How dare

Are you kidding me? How dare you say such a thing. There is the assailant on the surveillence camera in broad daylight!

Edward1968
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Edward1968 11/11/09 - 03:01 pm
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I hope they catch the piece

I hope they catch the piece of trash. Too bad someone else wasn't around who could have given the victim assistance and hold the perp. until the cops arrived.

LaTwon
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LaTwon 11/11/09 - 03:04 pm
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greenbaum probably knows

greenbaum probably knows him..............

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 11/11/09 - 03:05 pm
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Such a brave piece of human

Such a brave piece of human debris. You hate to think of it, but those people need guns to get slime mold like that off the streets... permanently.

TakeAstand
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TakeAstand 11/11/09 - 03:20 pm
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I agree Fiat, hopefully his

I agree Fiat, hopefully his next victim will be armed. And you know there will be a next time. What a [filtered word], he deserves anything he gets. Occupational hazzard!

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ChipSuhoi 11/11/09 - 03:38 pm
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Ohhhhhhh justus4, where are

Ohhhhhhh justus4, where are you?

FallingLeaves
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FallingLeaves 11/11/09 - 03:56 pm
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All my fellow posters, please

All my fellow posters, please be careful and aware. This can happen anywhere, anytime, as you can plainly see. Don't be the next victim.

grinder48
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grinder48 11/11/09 - 04:05 pm
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Reading about all these
Unpublished

Reading about all these robberies is getting soooo old. We simply MUST start shooting these thugs. Carry a gun, shoot 'em down, after awhile, they'll get the hint.

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 11/11/09 - 04:06 pm
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Find him - lock him up -

Find him - lock him up - throw away the key - too bad that lightning could not have struck that piece of trash!

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TrulyWorried 11/11/09 - 04:07 pm
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And - thank God for the

And - thank God for the surveillance camera - we need those all over town and probably at every home - God forbid.

humbleopinion
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humbleopinion 11/11/09 - 07:47 pm
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Maybe that WAS Justus4 in the

Maybe that WAS Justus4 in the photo............

happythoughts
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happythoughts 11/11/09 - 09:07 pm
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He works for the devil.

He works for the devil.

Bumm
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Bumm 11/11/09 - 10:17 pm
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scum

scum

Just Another Day
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Just Another Day 11/12/09 - 11:01 am
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Ok then. I have been deleted

Ok then. I have been deleted again..........Another black man FALSELY accused of a crime!!!!!

BCG
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BCG 11/12/09 - 01:37 pm
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Just Another Day... THERE IS

Just Another Day... THERE IS A CAMERA what are you thinking or really are you thinking would it be the same conclusion if it was a white wino? COLOR DOES NOT MATTER BEHAVIOR DOES

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