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Woman robbed at gunpoint in friend's apartment overnight in Valdosta

The robbery happened at 1199 Joree Rd. The robbery happened at 1199 Joree Rd.
The robbery occurred around 1:30 a.m. The robbery occurred around 1:30 a.m.
The suspect took the victim's purse and then ran out the door The suspect took the victim's purse and then ran out the door
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Valdosta Police are looking for the person who stole a woman's purse from her at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

17 year-old Malesshana Anderson was visiting friends at an apartment at 1199 Joree Rd. Around 1:30 a.m., one of the men inside the apartment at the time grabbed Anderson's purse. She tried to grab her purse back, but when she did the man pulled a gun. 

The man ran off with the purse, which contained $315 in cash, a credit card, a cell phone, and a birth certificate.

"From what I've been told," said Valdosta Police Department Lieutenant Aaron Kirk, "[The people in the apartment] have been kind of uncooperative. There were two witnesses and neither of them are being cooperative. One of them left the scene and when he was asked to come back he refused."

Kirk added that Anderson stated that she did not know the man who stole her purse. No one was hurt during the incident.

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