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Strongarm robbery suspect caught

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Police arrested a robbery suspect July 26 minutes after the initial incident.

Shortly after 2 a.m., police responded to a call that a man at a bar on Medlock Bridge Parkway had been robbed.

The caller said that he had left the bar and was accosted shortly after by a man who had also previously been at the bar.

The suspect, later identified as 33-year-old Oscar Rubio of Woodbridge, Va., threatened the victim and said to give it up.

The victim, fearful for his safety, gave Rubio his wallet.

While police searched the area, they found a man coming out of a nearby wooded area. The victim positively identified him as the man who stole his wallet, Rubio.

Rubio was arrested for strongarm street robbery.


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