Valdosta Daily Times

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January 1, 2014

Gunman robs man

VALDOSTA — Authorities are investigating an armed robbery that took place at an apartment complex earlier this week, according to the Valdosta Police Department Tuesday.

At 10:40 p.m. Monday, a man was outside of his apartment at Blanton Commons at 1505 Lankford Drive where he was approached by a black male wearing a dark hoodie and jeans, according to reports. The offender brandished a handgun and demanded the victim’s wallet and cell phone and then fled on foot, reports stated.

The victim flagged down a nearby police officer assisting a motorist to report the incident, but the offender was not located.

Valdosta police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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