Cobb County, GA – Georgia police booked another young robber recently, thanks to the surveillance cameras. He is sentenced to 16 year imprisonment for armed robbery, according to authorities.
26-year-old Brent Ashton Creagh attempted to rob “Rite4us Inn and Suites”, a hotel at South Cobb Drive, Smyrna, revealed Cobb County’s District Attorney, Kim Isaza.
The incident took place at 4:30 a.m. recently when Creagh entered as a guest in the hotel. He took his gun out to scare the receptionist. He then, grabbed his neck and demanded for money.
The two fought before the robber fled with $800 to $900, leaving his wallet behind. The surveillance camera video helped identify the robber in this case. To read full news report, Click Here.
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