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Armed Robber: 'I Know Where You Live'

The victim said two men followed him and one of the men pulled a gun and robbed him as the second directed traffic.

An armed man who had asked for directions pulled a gun and robbed a local trucker as a second suspect directed traffic onto Interstate 75 in Cartersville. 

The victim, a self-employed truck driver and local resident, said he withdrew $800 in gas money from about 5 p.m. Sunday, and noticed a white BMW following him, according to the report.

At Main Street and I-75, a man wearing a suit and tie approached the victim's car, which was in a turn lane, said he was lost and asked for directions.

The victim rolled down the window and the African-American man pulled a chrome revolver and said, "Give me the money." After the victim, 31, denied having any money, the robber struck him in the back of the head and said, "Don't [expletive] with me, give me the money."

A second African-American man directed traffic around the victim's green Nissan Murano during the incident, he told police.

The man with a gun demanded the victim's computer from the back seat and told the victim, "I know where you live," as he took the money from the victim's wallet.

The robbers made a U-turn and drove back toward the city of Cartersville with the victim's belongings—$800 for fuel and $420 from his wallet, in addition to the computer, valued at $500.

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Ronny Smith August 29, 2012 at 01:56 PM
This is the reason we need to stop these stupid gun control laws.
Ronny Smith August 29, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Let everybody carry a gun, make the playing field equal. If the truck driver had been armed, the two losers wouldn't be robbing anybody anymore.
Kim Barnes August 29, 2012 at 02:55 PM
Good Lord this is scary times..... My husband is a local truck driver and I pity the fool that tries to do this to him.... You going to dish it out you better be ready to take it!
Eddie A. August 29, 2012 at 10:16 PM
Most of these thugs walking around with these pistols robbing people shouldn't have guns in the first place because of a previous record or the weapon is stolen. I say anyone caught carrying a gun unlawfully give them 20 years in prison, I bet it will stop most of this waistband carrying criminals from doing that.

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