Man follows victim from Georgia bank, steals $8,000 from parked car, police say

Police said this man followed his victim, broke into a car and stole a large amount of money.
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Police said this man followed his victim, broke into a car and stole a large amount of money.

Credit: Gwinnett County Police Department

Credit: Gwinnett County Police Department

After withdrawing money from a bank, a Georgia man was followed and robbed in Gwinnett County.

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The suspect allegedly followed the victim into the Bank of America and then to his next destination, where he broke into the victim’s car and stole $8,000, according to a news release from Gwinnett County police spokesman Wilbert Rundles.

Police said the victim left his car parked outside a Kohl’s for about 30 minutes before he returned to find the window smashed and the cash gone. According to the police report, the suspect allegedly stole a backpack filled with the money as well as personal checks and immigration documents.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Gwinnett County Police Department at 770-646-2011. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477 or visit crimestoppersatlanta.org. Those who report a tip via Crime Stoppers can receive up to $2,000 if the information leads to an arrest or indictment.

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