FBI Atlanta
Public Affairs Specialist Kevin Rowson
(770) 216-3331
February 7, 2020

FBI Seeks Help Identifying Serial Dollar Store Armed Robbery Suspect

The FBI, along with the DeKalb County Police Department, Brookhaven Police Department, College Park Police Department, Lithonia Police Department and Clarkston Police Department, are asking for the publics help identifying a dangerous serial armed robber.

The FBI believes the suspect is responsible for at least seven (7) armed robberies at the following Family Dollar stores in the past month:

  • January 9, 2020, at 3460 E. Ponce De Leon Ave., Scottdale, Georgia 30079
  • January 16, 2020, at 3201 Tucker Norcross Rd., Tucker, Georgia 30084
  • January 21, 2020, at 5404 Covington Highway, Decatur, Georgia 30035
  • January 22, 2020, at 3412 Clairmont Rd., Brookhaven, Georgia 30319
  • January 23, 2020, at 1616 Virginia Ave., Atlanta, Georgia 30337
  • January 31, 2020, at 6871 Main St., Lithonia, Georgia 30058
  • February 2, 2020, at 1125 N. Indian Creek Dr., Lithonia, Georgia 30021

The suspect (pictured right) is described as black male, 5’8” to 5’9” tall, about 150 lbs., and he typically wears a dark-color hooded sweatshirt under a dark-color puffy jacket, dark pants, and tan-color Timberland-style boots.

He is armed with a hand gun and orders employees to open the safe and takes the money inside.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-TIPS (8477).