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Man robs armored car in SW Atlanta

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Authorities are searching for a man who robbed an armored truck in southwest Atlanta on Tuesday.

According to Fulton County police, the robbery took place at 3515 Cascade Road just after 1 p.m. The guard told police that a customer at a service station surprised him from behind and took a bag of money.

A short scuffled ensued before the suspect fled in a grey Nissan Pathfinder.

A store clerk told FOX 5's Morse Diggs that the guard attempted to fire his gun at the suspect, but the firearm failed.

Police confirmed that the guard did fire his gun at the fleeing suspect. That guard was charged with reckless conduct for those shots, police said.

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