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Thomasville businessman attacked

August 4, 2006

Thomasville-  A Thomasville businessman struggles with an armed robber waiting for him as he opens his store.  Thomasville Police responded to Robertson Electric around 6:30 this morning. The owner William Robertson was attacked by an armed suspect as he tried to unlock the door. 

"He was approached from behind, grabbed by the suspect and they go into a scuffle. They rolled around and his wallet started coming out so, the suspect grabbed the wallet and ran," said Sgt. Rachelle Denmark, Thomasville Police. 

The wallet was recovered across the street, minus 60 dollars. The suspect is described as a black man with an athletic build between 5'7" and 5'10".  Anyone with information is asked to contact Thomasville CrimeStoppers at (229)227-3375.

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