It only took one day this week to try and convict Demetrice Tyson on charges of robbery and simple battery.
In December 2015, Tyson tackled a Buford Dollar Tree manager who was carrying a bag of cash from the store to be deposited. Tyson took the bag and ran away.
Witnesses said they saw Tyson draw a knife, but Tyson denied using a knife in the robbery.
Tyson admitted to the robbery near the Mall of Georgia during trial, the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s office said.
Tyson’s sentencing has been postponed to a later date, which was not specified.
He was found not guilty of armed robbery, according to the DA’s office.
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