Sandy Springs Fugitive Arrested

Saul Locke, Jr. was arrested in Elizabethville Pa. He has been a fugitive since the January assault of an 88-year-old woman.


Sandy Springs Police have arrested Saul Locke, Jr. on charges related to the in the parking lot of a CVS Drug Store on Powers Ferry Road.

Police say Locke pushed the woman into the back seat of her car, and stole her purse outside the store. The victim ran after Locke as he fled to his truck, but fell, according to the police website. She was not injured seriously.

According to the SSPD website, Locke was arrested in Elizabethville, Pa earlier this month on fraudulent check charges. He was ordered by the Pennsylvania judge to return to Georgia and surrender to authorities by July 9. He did so, surrendering to the Cobb County Sheriff's Department on Monday. He is currently in the Cobb County Jail on similar robbery charges. 

The 5 foot 9 suspect will be transferred to Sandy Springs Custody after Cobb County concludes initial court proceedings, the website said.

Adrianne Murchison July 12, 2012 at 12:32 PM
It's always hard to hear of an elderly person being a victim of a crime.


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