A man remained in the Fulton County jail Saturday and the woman he allegedly robbed and stabbed multiple times in the hand helped put him there.
And Atlanta police said on Friday that Mr. Brian Duncan is linked to three other robberies in the Castleberry Hill neighborhood in which the suspect was wielding a brick.
The most recent incident that led to his arrest happened Monday around 6:30 p.m. on Magnum Street.
The woman told officers that she had just parked her car and was heading toward her apartment with three bags in her hand when she noticed a man in dark clothes running across the parking lot towards her.
“She ran to the entrance of the building entered and shut the door behind her,” police spokesman Sgt. Gregory Lyon said. “She then ran down the main hallway and noticed that the male was now inside the building behind her.”
The man attempted to take the victim’s bags but she struggled with the suspect.
“The suspect then pulled a knife and began stabbing the victim in her hands,” Sgt. Lyon said. “The suspect was able to take two bags from the victim and run out of the building.”
The woman got into her vehicle and drove in the direction she last saw the suspect.
“The victim located the suspect as he ran from the area and drove onto the sidewalk to block him and at some point her vehicle made contact with the suspect,” Sgt. Lyon said. “He continued to run but responding officers were directed to his location by an anonymous citizen.”
Officers found the suspect in the area of 400 Markham St. and took him into custody without incident. The suspect had the knife and property of the victim in his possession.
The victim was treated at the scene for multiple cuts to her hands.
Mr. Duncan was charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony.
He was later linked to three other armed robberies that happened in August, October and December of last year.
“Specifically, the three robberies that occurred at 425 Chapel St and involved victims being attacked by a male wielding a brick,” Sgt. Lyon said.
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