Police Investigating Snelson Street Drive-By Mugging

Tommy Murphy
Staff Writer

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a man was allegedly robbed at gunpoint overnight Wednesday.

Late Wednesday night about 10:13 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department initially responded to Dix Street in reference to an Armed Robbery.

Police arrived and were  advised by the victim that the robbery occurred on Snelson Street.

The male victim explained to police that he was walking in the 500 block of Snelson Street when he was approached by a black male in a grey or silver sedan. The victim advised that the male in the vehicle then produced two handguns and demanded that he give him his backpack.

The victim then turned over his backpack and the suspect fled the scene in the grey or silver car.

The suspect was only described as an unknown black male in a silver/grey vehicle.

This incident is still under investigation by the LaGrange Police Department Criminal Investigations Section.

If anyone has any additional information about this incident, please contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883- 2603. Anonymous tips can be submitted to the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Tips can also be submitted through the LaGrange Police Department’s Facebook page.

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