Police: Knife-wielding robber targets woman on elevator in downtown office building

- Atlanta Police are looking for a knife-wielding robber accused of stealing from a woman on an elevator inside a downtown office building.

Investigators told FOX 5 the incident happened inside a building on Marietta Street around 8 a.m. on August 15.

Detectives released a suspect sketch and surveillance video to FOX 5.

The victim told officers the man got on the elevator with her and another woman. When the woman exited,  the suspect pulled out a large pocket knife and demanded the victim’s cellphone. The victim complied and wasn't hurt, according to officials.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned, black man approximately 5’10,” wearing a dark colored shirt, Vans style shoes, a bright pink backpack and salmon-colored pants.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has any information on this incident is asked  to contact Crime Stopper. You can remain anonymous.

 Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.StopCrimeATL.com.

 

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