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News Nearby: 'Trusted' Neighbor Charged with Robbery; School Resource Officer Hit by Car

Check out these Patch headlines from communities not far from Cumming and Forsyth County.


'Trusted' Neighbor Charged in Alleged Armed Robbery
- Cartersville Patch

A man suspected in the armed robbery of a disabled, blind woman, 58, was arrested when authorities caught up with him at the hospital being treated for a suspected drug overdose.

A Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputy cuffed John Anderson Gibbs, 42, of Grove Circle in Cartersville, in connection with the armed robbery reported yesterday [Wednesday] afternoon. .


School Resource Officer Hit by Car at Meadowcreek High
- Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch

The school resource officer was struck by a car at Meadowcreek High School in unincorporated Norcross on Thursday morning.

According to Gwinnett County Police, the officer was involved in a foot chase with an offender when he was hit by the vehicle..


Police Shootout at Family Dollar
- Cascade Patch

Early Thursday morning gunfire was exchanged between a man and an APD officer who was responding to a "prowler call" at the Family Dollar located at 3500 Martin Luther King Dr.

According to a WSB report, "the police said the person pulled a gun and they exchanged gunfire.  The man was hit twice and taken to the hospital in critical condition.".

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