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Authorities search for suspects in armored truck robbery
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ATLANTA -- Authorities are searching for suspects in an armored car robbery on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. at a BP Gas Station on the 3500 block of Cascade Road. According to Fulton County Police, a Loomis armored truck was ambushed while servicing a cash machine on the premises.

Reportedly, while the guard was exiting the BP he was approached by a man and forced to surrender his "money bag." The guard and the suspect get into a brief scuffle but the man was able to get away.

The suspect got away in a grey Nissan Pathfinder bearing Missouri plates.

Authorities say the guard fired a shot at the vehicle. No word on whether the suspect was struck.

The guard was taken into Fulton County custody and charged with Reckless Conduct.

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