Atlanta police release images of two Family Dollar robberies - CBS46 News

Atlanta police release images of two Family Dollar robberies

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Armed robbery at Moreland Dr. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013 Armed robbery at Moreland Dr. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013
Armed robbery at Moreland Dr. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013 Armed robbery at Moreland Dr. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013
Armed robbery at Moreland Dr. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013 Armed robbery at Moreland Dr. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013
Armed robbery at Moreland Dr. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013 Armed robbery at Moreland Dr. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013
Armed robbery at Bolton Rd. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013 Armed robbery at Bolton Rd. Family Dollar - Feb. 15, 2013
ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

Detectives are asking the public to help to help them solve two armed robberies at two Family Dollar stores that were robbed on the same night.

One of the robberies happened at a store on Bolton Road near Marietta Blvd. in northwest Atlanta at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, February 15.

Surveillance video shows the robber approach the cashier to buy a pack of gum. When she opens the cash register, he flashes a gun and demands money. He comes around the counter and cleans out the register.

At 9:45 p.m. that same night, three robbers struck a Family Dollar store on Moreland Dr. in southeast Atlanta.

Surveillance photos show one of the robbers wielding a rifle. Witnesses said the men took money from a cash drawer that an employee was preparing to ask a manager to verify.

Detectives do not believe the two cases are related.

Anyone would may be able to identify the men seen in the surveillance images is asked to call the Atlanta Police Commercial Robbery Unit at 404-546-4255 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.

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