Alma man arrested for beating, robbing elderly victim - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Alma man arrested for beating, robbing elderly victim

Kelly Thomas (Source: Alma PD) Kelly Thomas (Source: Alma PD)
ALMA, GA (WALB) -

An elderly man Alma was beaten and robbed Monday night, August 7.

Alma Police detectives responded to the man's home, and gathered evidence that led them to suspect Kelly Marlette Thomas, 27, of Alma of the crimes.

Officers tracked down and arrested Thomas on Wednesday, August 9, and took him to jail.

APD said that Thomas also used the victim’s debit card to make several unauthorized purchases.

He has been charged with robbery, battery, and six counts of financial transaction card fraud.

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