Suspect in Austell post office robbery sought

The Austell Police Department is looking for this suspect in connection with a robbery and assault on Wednesday.

The Austell Police Department is looking for this suspect in connection with a robbery and assault on Wednesday.

The Austell Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in Wednesday’s robbery at the Veterans Memorial Highway post office.

A man was counting money inside the building about 1 p.m. Wednesday when a male in his late teens to early 20s robbed him and ran outside, Austell police said

The man, who has not been identified, chased the suspect to the parking lot, police said.

The suspect entered a grey 4-door vehicle. The two fought through the driver-side window when the vehicle hit another car and injured the man in the process, police said.

He was taken to Atlanta Medical Center where his condition is unknown.

Austell police and United States Postal Service inspectors continue to investigate the incident.

Contact Lt. Garrett at the Austell Police Department at 770-944-4320 with any information regarding the case.

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