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Family robbed, threatened at gunpoint

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ROSWELL, Ga. — Police responded to an armed robbery call on Dec. 18 at Ashley Lane after a mother said that her family, including two children, had been threatened by a gun-wielding robber in their driveway.

The family had returned that evening from a restaurant. The husband and two children had gone inside the apartment. Shortly after the mother went inside, she heard a knock at the door.

The mother later told police that she thought the knock came from one of her daughters, so she opened the door. When she opened the door, however, the mother was met with a man holding a gun.

The mother pleaded with the man to not harm her children, and he told her that he wanted money. She brought him $2,500 cash that the husband had set aside for a New Year’s event he was helping plan.

After the man left, the mother called police. She described the man as 5’9”, wearing a gray hoodie and cotton gloves.


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