Archive for December, 2013

Mattie’s Call alert issued for missing woman with dementia

UPDATE: An East Point woman reported missing Monday night was found safe Tuesday morning, Channel 2 Action News is reporting.

East Point police have issued a Mattie’s Call alert for a missing 74-year-old woman with dementia.
Maria Colon walked away from her home on Graywall Street in a neighborhood off Headland Drive around 10 p.m. Monday.
Colon was last seen wearing blue jeans, black shoes and a black coat with a hood and the letters “CMS” on the back.
Anyone with information is asked to call East Point police at 404-761-2177.

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Acworth police seek armed robbery suspect

Acworth police detectives are looking for a man they say robbed Lacey Drug Store at gunpoint Monday.

The suspect, who was wearing a mask, is described as a 6-foot-tall man with a medium build. The man walked into the drugstore about noon, and demanded pain medication, Capt. Mark Cheatham said in a news release. He left the area in a maroon vehicle, possibly a PT Cruiser, Cheatham said.

Authorities are reviewing security footage, and ask anyone with information about the incident to call them at 770-974-1232.

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