Robbery by Sudden Snatching at Area Redbox

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Valdosta Police Department Release

On November 8, 2012 at approximately 8:35 pm, the Valdosta Police Department responded to the Family Dollar at 1905 N. Ashley Street in reference to a robbery by sudden snatching. Officers arrived and spoke to Nona Price who stated that she was using the “Red Box” outside the Family Dollar, when she was approached from behind by an unknown African American male.

Price advised that when she turned around the male pushed her hand down, causing her to loosen her grip on her wallet, at which time the male grabbed the wallet and ran. Officers responded to the area but were unable to locate the offender. There were no injuries reported. Price described the offender as an African American male with a dark complexion, 18-25 years of age, approximately 5’4” in height, approximately 200 pounds, with a low haircut, last seen wearing a dark orange T-shirt, dark colored denim jeans, and tennis shoes.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.

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