GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- A quick-thinking victim promised to withdraw money from an ATM in order to avoid being shot by a robbery suspect.
The victim told police he was robbed July 3 at around 7 p.m. while sitting in his car outside the food mart at 3330 Peachtree Corners Circle in Gwinnett County.
According to the victim, he was approached by a man who offered to sell him an iPhone 6. When the victim refused, the suspect walked to the passenger side of the victim's car, leaned inside and pointed a gun at the victim. The suspect said he would shoot the victim if he did not receive money, according to Gwinnett County Police.
The victim told the suspect he was willing to drive to a bank and withdraw $50, and said he would not call the police. The pair drove to a Bank of America on Jimmy Carter Boulevard, where the victim withdrew $40 from the ATM.