Man allegedly pistol whipped, robbed at motel

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 27, 2016

LaGRANGE — Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office are searching for three people who robbed a man at the Days Inn Motel at 2606 Whitesville Road on Monday.

The victim told investigators a woman knocked on his door about 5 a.m. When the man opened the door, two men and the woman rushed into the room, said TCSO Chief Investigator Capt. Mike Caldwell.

The men allegedly pistol whipped the victim several times then took his money, Caldwell stated. All three suspects then fled the scene.

The victim received numerous cuts and bruises and was taken to WellStar West Georgia Medical Center for treatment.

Caldwell said investigators are looking for the suspects.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Troup County Sheriff’s Office at 706-883-1616 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.

TCSO searching for suspects

By Melanie Ruberti

Melanie Ruberti is a reporter with LaGrange Daily News. She can be reached at 706-884-7311, ext. 2156.