Press Release from Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.
Cherokee Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a home invasion that occurred on July 9th at a residence on Rampley Trail near Waleska. The victim reported at approximately 11:00pm 3 black males armed with a handgun and baseball bats entered her home wearing bandanas over their faces and demanded cash. According to the victim, one of the suspects hit her and took her purse which reportedly contained a substantial but undisclosed amount of cash. The robbery occurred in front of her brother and two children. The suspects fled the scene prior to deputies arriving at the incident location.
Approximately 2 hours after the robbery, the victims debit card, which was inside the stolen purse, was used at the Canton Wal-Mart on Riverstone Parkway. Detectives are asking assistance from the public in identifying the 4 individuals who were captured on video after using the victims debit card. Store surveillance cameras show 2 black males, 1 white male and 1 white female leaving the store after the purchase. Anyone with any information or that recognizes the persons in the photograph are urged to contact Cherokee Sheriff’s Office detectives at 770-928-0239.