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Athens trailer park employee robbed at gunpoint


By Joe Johnson

An employee of an eastside trailer park was robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening, Athens-Clarke County police said.

The 45-year-old victim said he was near the maintenance shed of Hallmark Estates off of Spring Valley Road just before 7 p.m. when he was approached by a black male wearing dark clothes and a mask who pulled a gun and demanded the victim’s wallet and cellphone, according to police.

After the victim surrendered the items the suspect fled the area with the wallet, cellphone and cash with a total value of $310, police said.

Officers searched the area but did not locate the gunman.

Detectives are investigating the incident and ask that anyone with information to contact Detective Scott Black at (762) 400-7058 or scott.black@acc.gov.

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