Police Seek Public's Help, Issue Warrants in Metro PCS Robbery

Snellville Police Department are seeking the public's help in locating three suspects, including one they have identified.

Snellville Police investigators have recently identified one suspect in , and they are looking for the public's help in locating him. 

Charles Hamm, 24, is considered "armed and dangerous and has made verbal threats of violence to people assisting police," according to a press release from Snellville Police.

Warrants issued for Hamm include: armed robbery, firearm by convicted felon, firearm in the commission of a felony, and two counts false imprisonment.

Investigators believe that Hamm is being assisted by others to avoid capture.

He is one of two black males that Snellville Police say robbed the Metro PCS in the New London Plaza off Henry Clower Boulevard on September 14. The pair used a revolver-type handgun in the crime, and forced employees into a restroom.

Witnesses saw the suspects get away in a 2001 Chevy Monte Carlo, driven by a third person. The car was located in a nearby Sims station parking lot.

After a police determined that the getaway car was the same investgated earlier in a tag check, they were able to determine that the vechicle's owner was related to one of the robbery suspects.

The same group of suspects are linked in the surrounding areas of Gwinnett and DeKalb counties, using the same method of operation.

Anyone with information on Hamm's whereabouts and the identities of the other two suspects, is asked to call Snellville Police at 770-985-7213. Tips can also be sent via email to crimetips@snellville.org or via text to "CRIMES" (274637) with the keyword "SNELLPD."


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