Last updated 11:32PM ET
December 13, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Woman held at gunpoint in Athens
(WOUB) - The Athens Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly held a woman at gun point Tuesday night.

According to a press release, the incident happened on Grosvenor Street near Carpenter Street around 9 p.m.

The victim says she was walking in that area when she was approached by a black male who then grabbed her from behind and placed a small handgun to her head.

Police says when another person approached, the suspect became startled and fled.

The victim suffered a minor injury but did not need medical treatment.

The suspect is described as average height and medium build, and wearing a white hooded sweat shirt, plaid shorts and gloves.
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