Wednesday April 17th, 2024 8:41AM

Unidentified armed robber in Gwinnett steals thousands in vape pens

By Megan Nelson Intern

Gwinnett County police say a worker at a store Norcross was held at gunpoint in an armed robbery last week.

A social media post by the Gwinnett County Police Department Tuesday said a Hispanic man entered the Tobacco and Vapes Shop on Singleton Road last Wednesday and asked for their best-selling product. He then allegedly produced a firearm and forced the employee to hand over approximately $2,000 worth of vape pens.

The suspect, whose face was captured on security footage, is estimated to be about 5-feet-2-inches tall with a slim build with possible facial hair. He was wearing a black hoodie, black pants, green shoes and blue sunglasses during the alleged crime.

The pistol he brandished was black and silver and he reportedly had it concealed in a Bestway bag before producing it at the counter.  

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to contact Gwinnett police detectives by calling 770-513-5300 or to submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers by calling 404-577-8477.

A cash reward is available through Crime Stoppers of Greater Atlanta to anyone who provides information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

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