Timothy Grisson
Photo: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office / CrimeStoppers
Photo: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office / CrimeStoppers

Police: Man arrested in Atlanta after pointing gun at Walmart manager in Conyers

A man wanted for pointing a gun at a Walmart manager in Conyers was arrested at an Atlanta fast-food restaurant Tuesday, authorities said.

A license plate reader alerted officers to a wanted vehicle near Peyton Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta police said in a news release. 

When officers arrived, 30-year-old Timothy Grisson was inside a blue Infiniti Q50 at the Burger King at 26 Peyton Road, the release said. He was identified as a suspect in the Walmart incident, which is when he was arrested and handed over to Conyers police.

About 4 a.m. Sunday, Grisson and two women allegedly shoplifted from the Walmart, AJC.com previously reported. 

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These are the two women accused of shoplifting at the Conyers Walmart, authorities said.
Photo: CrimeStoppers Atlanta

Grisson is accused of pointing a handgun at a store manager when confronted, Atlanta police said.

AJC.com has reached out to Conyers police for an update on the investigation.

In 2012, he spent nearly four months in prison on charges of theft by receiving and possessing tools to commit a crime in Cobb County, according to Georgia Department of Corrections records. 

Timothy Grisson spent time in prison after being convicted of felonies in Cobb County.
Photo: Georgia Department of Corrections

Anyone with information on the two outstanding suspects is asked to contact Conyers police at 770-483-6600.

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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