Atlanta police are asking for the public's help to identify the man, right, in an Aug. 31 robbery broadcast live to a livestreaming app. (Credit: Atlanta Police Department)
In the video streamed to the app and released by police, Heimann can be heard telling DiPietro to “just let it go.” Another male voice is heard off camera repeating Heimann’s entreats.
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The video briefly shows a man wearing a black T-shirt and white pants walk up behind DiPietro before the struggle.
“At this time we are asking anyone who may recognize this suspect or has any information on this incident to contact Crime Stoppers,” Daugherty said.
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.