FBI seeks suspects involved in 18 robberies in metro Atlanta

- Investigators are looking for a man and others accused of robbing 18 businesses in the last six weeks in metro Atlanta.

FBI detectives said, in some cases, the crew uses guns. The crimes started on February 14 in Stone Mountain. Several businesses and banks have been hit in DeKalb, Rockdale, Gwinnett, and Newton counties, according to officials.

The most recent happened Thursday afternoon at the SunTrust Bank on Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth.

Kevin Rowson, a spokesperson for FBI Atlanta, said no one was hurt in the incidents. He hopes someone will recognize the suspects and call authorities.

"We want to make sure we get these guys off the streets before someone gets hurt," Rowson added.

Rowson said the thieves have hit the following locations:

  • February 14 (10 a.m.), Sun Trust Bank, 3850 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain
  • February 20 (2:30 a.m.), Sam’s Mart, 1437 Old Salem Road, Conyers
  • February 28 (2:45 a.m.), Sam’s Mart, 1800 GA Highway 138, Conyers
  • February 28 (5:18 a.m.), Waffle House, 2548 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur
  • March 1 (3:05 a.m.), Waffle House, 4300 Covington Highway, Decatur
  • March 1 (5:45 a.m.), Waffle House, 1194 Columbia Drive, Decatur
  • March 2 (9:23 p.m.), Family Dollar, 1800 Panola Road, Lithonia
  • March 5 (1:04 a.m.), Exxon Service Station, 9123 US Highway 278, Covington
  • March 6 (2:25 a.m.), Waffle House, 2260 Sigman Road, Conyers
  • March 10 (1:49 a.m.), Exxon Service Station, 9123 US Highway 278, Covington
  • March 12 (9:37 p.m.), Waffle House, 2020 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers
  • March 14 (1:55 a.m.), Exxon, 77 Perimeter Center East, Dunwoody
  • March 14 (10:10 a.m.), Regions Bank, 3880 LaVista Road, Tucker
  • March 16 (1:03 a.m.), Shell, 5260 Stone Mountain Highway, Stone Mountain
  • March 16 (3:11 a.m.), Waffle House, 2850 East College, Avondale
  • March 19 (2:38 a.m.), Shell Gas Station, 1057 West Avenue, Conyers
  • March 27 (4:06 p.m.), Dollar General, 3900 Glenwood Road, Decatur
  • March 29 (11:45 a.m.), Sun Trust Bank, 2171 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth

The FBI said they are looking for two people, but there could be more who helped with the crimes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-TIPS (8477). There's a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and tipsters can remain anonymous.

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