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Man held at gunpoint disarms robber

Steena Hymes shymes@civitasmedia.com

May 30, 2014

A man was robbed at gunpoint in the 500 block of Borton Street Thursday night at about 11:40 p.m.


The victim reported an unknown black male came up to him with a black handgun and demanded money. The suspect took a undisclosed amount of cash before the 53-year-old victim was able to disarm him and gain control of the Colt Airsoft gun. The suspect fled the area and the victim walked home and called police, according to a police report.


The suspect is described as a black male, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, medium build and between the ages of 19 and 25. He was wearing a dark-colored shirt and a tan hat.


The case is under investigation and anyone wiht information was asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.