$2K reward offered after Atlanta councilman, candidate robbed

Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin and council candidate Andrea Boone were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters when they were robbed Saturday on Lynhurst Drive.

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Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin and council candidate Andrea Boone were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters when they were robbed Saturday on Lynhurst Drive.

A local advocacy group is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who robbed Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin and council candidate Andrea Boone at gunpoint.

The United Youth-Adult Conference announced the reward Tuesday.

The robbery happened as Martin and Boone were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters about 9:44 p.m. Saturday on Lynhurst Drive.

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Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin (pictured above) and council candidate Andrea Boone were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters when they were robbed. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM

Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin (pictured above) and council candidate Andrea Boone were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters when they were robbed. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM

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Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin (pictured above) and council candidate Andrea Boone were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters when they were robbed. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM

A man approached them and demanded money as well as their car keys, Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Martin and Boone handed over personal belongings, cash, credit cards and their keys, and the gunman drove away in a rented 2016 Chevrolet Malibu, Campos said.

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Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin and council candidate Andrea Boone (pictured above) were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters when they were robbed. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin and council candidate Andrea Boone (pictured above) were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters when they were robbed. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

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Atlanta City Councilman C.T. Martin and council candidate Andrea Boone (pictured above) were leaving Boone’s campaign headquarters when they were robbed. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

He was reportedly wearing a light gray hoodie and carrying a large gun with a red light, authorities said.

He is described as 6-foot-1 and between 19 and 22 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911. Tipsters can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting crimestoppersatlanta.org.

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