Police searching for vehicle connected with Marietta attempted robbery

(Marietta Police Department)

Marietta police are searching for a vehicle believed to be connected to an attempted robbery Sunday night.

Officials say the robbery happened in a parking lot on the 1200 block of Roswell Road at around 7:10 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, the victim was walking from his vehicle to a business when a group of suspects exited another nearby vehicle.

One of the suspects approached the victim, pulled out a handgun, and demanded the man's jewelry and money, police said. When the man refused, the suspect fired at least two shots, both of which did not hit the victim.

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Within one minute of the shots, a Marietta officer pulled into the parking lot to report to work as a part-time security officer for a nearby business. The officer's arrival sent the suspects fleeing.

(Marietta Police Department)

Marietta police shared security photos of the vehicle involved, which is believed to be a black 2018 Honda Accord. The Accord may have damage to the passenger side and a front right tire replaced by a spare.

If you have any information that could help investigators, please call the Marietta Police Department or Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta at 404-577-8477.

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