The FBI Atlanta Field Office and Atlanta police are asking for help locating a man charged with felony armed robbery.
Cedric Deon Cauley, 22, allegedly robbed a 20-year-old student at gunpoint after she left Atlanta Technical College and stopped at a corner store located at 1407 Metropolitan Pkwy. Cauley took the student’s phone and book bag before running away on the morning of Jan. 16, according to an FBI press release.
The victim told police she saw Cauley throw her backpack in the bushes, but her wallet, $30 cash, a credit card, social security card and birth certificate were missing when she recovered it. She said the man had red dreads and she recognized him from Instagram, according to a police report.
Cauley is on the Atlanta Police Department’s Most Wanted list and should be considered armed and dangerous, the statement said.
Anyone with information on the case may call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. All callers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 if their tip leads to an arrest and indictment.
Know what’s really going on with crime and public safety in your metro Atlanta community, including breaking news, trial coverage, trends and the latest on unsolved cases. Sign up for the AJC’s crime and safety newsletter delivered weekly to your inbox.
In other metro Atlanta news:
Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.
Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.