According to Conyers Police Chief David Cathcart, an older woman was approached in the Bank of American parking lot on Ga. Highway 138 by one of the suspects who reportedly asked her if he could borrow some money. When she told him no, he allegedly pushed her and grabbed her purse.
The suspect, along with another man and a woman, fled the area in a tan 1997 Oldsmobile, followed closely by the victim's son-in-law. When the suspects got to Access and Fairview roads their vehicle died and two of the three fled the area on foot.
As a precaution, both Fairview Elementary School and Clements Middle School in Newton County were locked down from approximately 10:45 a.m. until roughly 1:45 p.m., letting no one in or out of the schools.
The female suspect, identified as 25-year-old Shemika Williams, stayed with the vehicle, according to Cathcart, and one of the male suspects, 30-year-old Tommy Davis, was captured less then 15 minutes after he fled the area. Both were charged with party to the crime of robbery.
The third suspect has yet to be captured but Cathcart has identified the man as Deontae Rasherd Kimber and has active warrants for his arrest on charges of robbery.
Anyone with information about the location of Kimber is asked to call Detective Ken Swift or Lt. Jack Dunn at (770) 929-4211. Callers can remain anonymous.