News Nearby: Robbery Suspect at Large; Fire Truck Involved in Wreck

Check out these top stories from Patch sites around the Atlanta metro area and north Georgia.

Smyrna Robbery Suspect at Large
- Smyrna-Vinings Patch

Smyrna Police are asking citizens to help identify a suspect in the armed robbery of two Smyrna Subway restaurants Wednesday night.

Officers responded to the Subway restaurant located at 2550 Cobb Pkwy after receiving a report of an armed robbery. Approximately 20 minutes later, officers responded to a second armed robbery at the Subway restaurant located at 2517 Spring Rd, said Smyrna police spokesman Michael Smith. Check out Smyrna-Vinings for the full story.

 - Canton-Sixes Patch

Two people were injured in a three-car accident that involved a Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services fire truck in Canton on Thursday afternoon, authorities say.

According to a Cherokee Sheriff's Office press release, Shayla Croft, 20, of Canton was stopped on westbound Hickory Flat Highway while attempting to turn left on to Newton Fowler Lane at roughly 12:11 p.m. The initial investigation indicates that Ronald Clanton, 36, of Canton was also traveling on westbound Hickory Flat Highway and rear-ended Croft's Honda Accord.

The collision caused Croft's vehicle to travel into the opposing lane of traffic, where it was struck by the fire truck. Canton-Sixes Patch has additional details.

- Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch

Law enforcement officials raided Thursday a Lilburn pain management clinic suspected of dispensing prescription medicine illegally, according to a Fox 5 Atlanta report.

In addition, the report showed that Dr. George Williams was arrested and is suspected of running the clinic as an illegal operation under the name of Premier Medical, located at 3993 Lawrenceville Highway. The location abuts Berkmar High School. Read the full story on Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch.

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