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March 11, 2014

Police investigate robbery reports

VALDOSTA — Over the weekend, police investigated several reports of individuals who were robbed by force or with the threat of a weapon.

Valdosta police first responded to a report Saturday at 12:44 p.m. in the 600 block of East Ann St. The victim reported that a known black male entered her residence and struck her in the mouth with a closed fist, leaving a visible mark. The man then hit her in the leg with a baseball bat before taking $20 from her wallet and fleeing, reports stated.

Twenty-four hours later at 12:53 p.m. in the 700 block of East Park Avenue, police responded to an apartment complex in reference to another robbery. The victim reported that an unknown black male took $40 cash from her then stabbed her left arm with a sharp weapon, leaving a visible injury, reports stated.

Later Sunday afternoon at 6:23 p.m., police investigated a report from a man in the 1700 block of Williams St. The victim said he was robbed of $120 cash and a pair of pants, reports stated.

At 9:11 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the report of an armed robbery of an individual in the 4100 block of Bemiss Rd. The victim claimed he was robbed at gunpoint of $900 cash, a $200 cell phone and his car keys, reports stated.

Lt. Aaron Kirk said reports from some of the victims did not match the evidence, but police are continuing to investigate the incidents.

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