Valdosta Armed Robbery

By: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office Email
By: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office Email

Press Release: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Prine has released the below statement;

This afternoon, around 2:00 deputies and investigators responded to 5005 North Oak Street Extension to the report of an armed robbery. The resident, a ninety {90} year old female reported that while outside her home an unknown male approached her with a handgun and demanded money. The male followed the victim into the home and was given a sum of cash and then fled the area on foot.

Tracking dogs from the Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit also responded but were unable to establish and follow a track for any distance. Investigators and Crime Scene personnel remained at the scene until late in the afternoon.

The male offender is described as a black male, possibly in his mid to late 20’s, wearing a red-in-color shirt, dark long pants and had short to medium length hair.

Sheriff Prine is asking that anyone with information about this case to contact the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at {229} 671-2950, or anonymous telephone tips can be left at {229} 671-2985. E-mail tips may be submitted at

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