2 men robbed at gunpoint

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 4, 2016

Two men claimed they were robbed at gunpoint while walking through the parking lot of the Valley Ridge apartment complex at 950 Mooty Bridge Road about 3:30 a.m. on Friday.

One victim told LaGrange Police officers one suspect brandished a small handgun and demanded both men empty their pockets, according to a report.

One victim gave the robbers a cell phone; while the other victim refused to hand over his property, a report stated.

The two suspects then reportedly fled the scene.

No one was hurt.


The LaGrange Police Department continues to investigate the robbery of a person near the Hot Spot convenience store at 523 South Greenwood Street just after 2 p.m. on Friday.

A man told LaGrange Police he was approached by an unknown male who demanded his property.

LPD did not state whether the suspect was armed with a weapon.

Anyone with any information on either incidents is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Callers can remain anonymous.


Public Safety Reports

By Melanie Ruberti


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