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Suspects sought in two armed robberies

The Barnesville police department is seeking suspects in two more armed robberies here ‘“ and one is the so-called sock robber. Wednesday, Nov. 11 at about 10:25 p.m., two men entered the Pizza Hut and robbed the manager, who was alone in the store closing. The suspects, described as black males, had a small caliber pistol. One man is about 6’ 2″ and weighed about 200 pounds. He had long dreadlocks and is 25 to 35 years old. The other was about 5’6″ and about 150 pounds; he stayed by the door as a lookout. A burgundy or maroon van seen in the parking lot earlier was described as suspicious. Monday, Nov. 16, at about 9:42 p.m. a lone black male, also described as 6’2″ and 200 pounds, robbed the Red Apple clerk, acting as if he had a small pistol. He was dressed all in black, with some type of design on his jeans, and had socks over his hands. His face was covered by a hood or stocking. He fled to the trailer park behind the Red Apple. Those with information about these robberies should notify investigators Al Moltrum or Dickey Carreker at the Barnesville police department, 770-358-1244 or The BPD also encourages all businesses to take caution when closing. If anyone notices a suspicious person or persons in the area, contact the police department. Also, if businesses call, officers will escort employees to their vehicles and to the bank to make deposits. Please continue to read for updates on this case.

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