Man assaults, rob store employees at gunpoint

Police hope surveillance video from inside a southwest Atlanta store will help identify the man accused of assaulting store employees and swiping cash.

Shortly after 8 p.m. on Dec. 7, three employee were leaving the Fair Street Superette when they were approached by a man wearing a dark coat, dark hooded jacket and dark jeans, according to Atlanta police. The man then produced a handgun and struck a 71-year-old man in the head, causing a gash, police said.

The suspect assaulted the employees before stealing cash from the store. Watch the Fair Street armed robbery.

Anyone with information about the man’s identity is asked to submit tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477 or online at www.crimestoppersatlanta.com. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

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