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Police seek suspects who shoplifted from Conyers Walmart, pointed gun at manager
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Police seek suspects who shoplifted from Conyers Walmart, pointed gun at manager

Police seek suspects who shoplifted from Conyers Walmart, pointed gun at manager
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One of the suspects pointed a pistol at a store manager when confronted.

Police seek suspects who shoplifted from Conyers Walmart, pointed gun at manager

Officials are offering a reward for information leading to the people who they say stole from a Walmart store and pointed a gun at a manager. 

Three people — a man and two women — shoplifted from a Walmart in Conyers about 4 a.m. Sunday, authorities said. 

When the man was confronted, he chambered a pistol and pointed it at a store manager, officials said. The three suspects got into a dark 4-door sedan and fled, authorities said. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Conyers police. 

Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

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