The suspect was driving a dark-colored Ford sedan, possibly a Taurus, which had a blue light flashing from inside the vehicle, police said.
Van said no other information about the incident is available.
It's the latest act of misinformation stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, which has prompted several Georgia cities and counties to enact real curfews and shelter in place orders.
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Fact vs. fiction: Official sources for coronavirus news With news about the new coronavirus continuing to emerge, there’s also a heavy dose of misinformation on social media. Here are official sources Georgians can use for information on COVID-19. Cobb County residents can visit the Cobb and Douglas Public Health website. DeKalb County residents can click over to the DeKalb Board of Health website. The Fulton County Board of Health website provides information on COVID-19 for residents. Gwinnett, Newton
While Atlanta, Athens-Clarke County, Cobb County, Sandy Springs, South Fulton and several other cities and counties have adopted these policies, neither Gainesville nor Hall County has enacted similar orders.
Anyone who spots the suspect is asked to call 911 or Gainesville police at 770-534-5252.