Suspect uses cattle prod to rob victim

Suspects use cattle prod to rob victim

DULUTH, GA - A Gwinnett Co. man was attacked and rob with a cattle prod after coming home from his restaurant business.

The call came into the 911 Center at 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 7.  Once officers arrived to the scene, the victim said he was approached from behind by two black males. 

One of the suspects hit him with a cattle prod while the other brandished a handgun. The assailants stole his backpack that contained cash and other personal items. They also searched his pockets. 

A witness told officers that the suspects drove away in a black Dodge Challenger. 

The victim believes that the suspects followed him home from his restaurant a few days prior to the robbing. 

Police are asking anyone who may have information about this case, to please contact GCPD (Gwinnett County Police Department) detectives at 770-513-5300 or contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477). You can also text any tips to Crimes (274637). Crime Stopper tipsters can receive up to $2000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

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