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Reward for Info on Murder/Robbery Case in Gwinnett

The family of a man murdered in Gwinnett County is offering a reward for information in the case.

Gwinnett County Police Department said in an email that 35-year-old Antonio Macklin was shot and killed during a robbery on May 20, 2014.

His family, along with Crime Stoppers, is now offering $4,500 for information that leads to an arrest or indictment in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gwinnett County Police Department.

They reported that witnesses said two or three men wearing dark camouflage entered Macklin’s home in unincorporated Snellville the night of the murder, and fled the scene before officers arrived.

Christmas Day Armed Robbery in Alto

In Alto, police officers and personnel, tracking dogs and a helicopter were in search of a robbery suspect south of the city.

Sgt. Carissa McFaddin of the Banks County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a reported armed robbery around 6 PM on Christmas.

Sgt. McFaddin said that, “Deputies were advised by two victims that they had driven to a pre-arranged location in order to purchase horse saddles from a male subject. When meeting with the male subject, the victims were given directions to a separate location which ended in the area of North County Line Road.”

McFaddin said the victims went on to tell deputies that while they were out of their vehicle the man pointed a gun at them and demanded money.

McFaddin said, “after taking $100 from the victims, the male subject fled on foot.”

According to the police office, Banks County deputies are actively searching for the suspect. He has been described as a white male wearing a black and white checkered hoodie, a white ball cap, and dark pants.

Habersham County Sheriff’s Office K9, Hall County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia State Patrol Aviation Unit are assisting in the search. If you have any information, please contact police.