Information Sought in Athens Armed Robbery, Shooting

Apr 15, 2019

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery and shooting.

According to a media release from the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, officers responded to the Walgreens on Prince Avenue late Sunday afternoon.

Witnesses stated two males concealing their identity entered the pharmacy and demanded prescription drugs. One of the men had a gun.

The suspects left the pharmacy after getting the drugs.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact Detective Scott Black at 706-613-3330 extension 798 or Scott.Black@accgov.com.  

Police are also investigating a shooting on Gaines School Road Saturday.

Police responded to scene the just after midnight Saturday due to reports of shots fired at a party.

One juvenile male was injured and treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the shooting can contact Paul Johnson at 706-613-3330, ext. 522 or Paul.Johnson@accgov.com.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects each incident. That Tip Line is 706-705-4775.

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