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Roswell mother ‘scared’ after armed robbery at her apartment

When a woman answered the door at her Roswell apartment last week, she thought it might be her oldest daughter.

Instead, it was a man with a gun who demanded cash and forced her into her apartment, Channel 2 Action News reported.

“I said, ‘Don't do nothing. Don’t hurt us,’” the woman, who asked not to be identified, told Channel 2. With her were two of her children, a baby and a toddler.

“He said, ‘Don't speak and be quiet and don't scream.’”

Her focus was on her children.

“I said, ‘He's gonna do a rape or something. Me, not my kids.’”

The victim said she had an envelope of cash in her bedroom for a New Year’s party, so she gave it to the gunman, Channel 2 reported.

Now, she feels vulnerable.

“I'm living here almost two years and this never happens here,” she said. “If someone knocked on my door, I'm scared to open.”

The investigation is ongoing.

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