News Nearby: Abducted Toddler Safe; Body Found in Gwinnett
Here are some top Patch headlines from around the region.
Abducted Toddler Left Unattended in Car Found Safe – Stone Mountain Patch
A two year-old girl was found safe after DeKalb police say she was abducted after being left unattended by a caregiver in a car outside the Fitness Center at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb County.
According to preliminary reports, the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, when a day care provider left the child unattended in a car outside the church's fitness center at 6400 Woodrow Road in Lithonia while she went inside. The child and the van, which belonged to the caregiver, were gone when she returned a few minutes later, police said in a press release. See Stone Mountain Patch for more on this story.
Body Found in Gwinnett Neighborhood - Lawrenceville Patch
On Tuesday evening, Gwinnett County Police found the body of 22 year old Black male in the area of Bridge Walk Dr. and Oak Rd. in unincorporated Lawrenceville.
Police were responding to a call of "shots fired." They searched the area and found the body of Rashad Jones of Lawrenceville near the tennis courts.
During their investigation, police talked to several people and potential suspects who said the motive behind the killing may have been a rip off involving a scam. See Lawrenceville Patch for more on this story. See Lawrenceville Patch for more on this story.
George Clooney, Julia Roberts Sue Kennesaw Company - Kennesaw Patch
Oscar winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts have filed suit against a Kennesaw company that they claim used their images without permission.