Computer store robbed in Ashley Park

By JOHN A. WINTERS
john@newnan.com
More than $1,200 in electronic equipment, including Apple iPads, were stolen early Monday morning from a computer business in the Ashley Park retail center.
Newnan Police Department officers responded to an alarm about 2 a.m. at Computer Advantage to find the glass door was broken with a rock.
"A video of the incident was captured on the store's security cameras, which showed two suspects busting the glass door and entering the store," a police officer reported. "The first suspect appeared to be a black male wearing blue jeans, a dark colored hoodie and white tennis shoes. The second suspect appeared to be a black male wearing blue jeans, a dark colored hat, a dark colored coat and brown boots.
The suspects were believed to be between 20 and 30 years of age.

The store manager said a television, an iPad mini, an iPad and other items were stolen.
"Witnesses in the area described seeing a white van with no windows and U-Haul written on it leaving the area at a high rate of speed without headlights at the time of the incident," an officer reported.
Investigators were able to obtain blood samples from a section of broken glass. The case remains under investigation.


More Local

Gray found guilty of rape

Guilty was the verdict reached in the sleepwalking rape trial of Benjamin Gray. After three hours after beginning their deliberation, the ju ... Read More


Sexsomnia or rape? Verdict in jury’s hands

Closing arguments in the sleepwalking rape trial of Benjamin Gray concluded Friday. Coweta County Assistant District Attorney Herb Cranford ... Read More


118 Newnan High students tested for TB

More than a hundred tuberculosis exposure tests were administered at Newnan High School on Friday, as earlier in the week a NHS student was ... Read More


Senoia man arrested after fleeing from officer

A Senoia area man was arrested Tuesday and taken to the Coweta County Jail after allegedly leading a Coweta County sheriff's deputy on a hig ... Read More


UPDATE

Wreck victim in fair condition

James Hand, who was injured in a motor vehicle crash Thursday morning, was listed in fair condition Friday at Atlanta Medical Center. Hand w ... Read More

Prescribed burn smokes out Lake Redwine

A large fire that brought days of smoke and acrid smells to the Lake Redwine area was a prescribed burn that was done in accordance with cur ... Read More