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Suspect arrested, brother wanted in Gwinnett Walgreen’s robbery

Update (Dec. 3): One suspect in a Nov. 14 robbery at a Walgreen’s has been arrested, but the other is still at large, Gwinnett County police said Monday.

Javonte Price, 20, was arrested Monday and charged with robbery. Gwinnett County police say he is the suspect wearing the white hoodie in surveillance footage. Larry Heard, 27, is wanted by police on a robbery warrant; they believe he was the man in the purple hoodie. Heard and Price are brothers, police said.

Anyone who knows Heard’s whereabouts should contact Gwinnett County detectives at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. Crime Stoppers tips may be rewarded with up to $2,000 if they lead to an arrest or indictment.

Original story (Nov. 30): Gwinnett County police are searching for two men who they say jumped the counter of a Lawrenceville Walgreen’s and stole money from the cash register.

The robbery happened around 9:45 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the Walgreen’s at 2365 Buford Drive. Two men walked in the store and approached the register; one purchased a pair of socks, police said. 

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When the  cashier opened the register to make change, one of the men jumped over the counter and began to take the cash out of the drawer. The second suspect reached over the counter to help the other man, and both fled in a silver four-door sedan. They took about $220, according to a police report. The pair was headed toward Interstate 85 when last seen, police said.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Gwinnett County detectives at 770-513-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. Crime Stoppers tips may be rewarded with up to $2,000 if they lead to an arrest or indictment.


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