80 Year Old Creston Portis Beaten in Attempted Car Jacking by Two Black Males & Females in East Point, GA (Pics of Persons of Interest and Vehicles)
80 year old Creston Portis was beaten and suffered a fractured cheek in an attempted car jacking on September 14, 2013. East Point Police Lt. Cliff Chandler stated that the victim was approached by two males and a female as they blocked him in his driveway. When Creston Portis refused to unlock the door and get out of his vehicle, they then picked up a brick and threw it through the passenger side window and began striking Portis in the head with the gun. The thugs then stole the 80 year mold man’s wallet and drove off.
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East Point Police are looking for suspects in an attempted carjacking and beating of an 80-year-old man.
It happened September 14th as Creston Portis was returning to his East Point home after visiting friends.
East Point Police Lt. Cliff Chandler said the crime hit the police department hard because the victim’s son used to be a police officer with East Point. “This crime is particularly disconcerting to us at the police department,” he said. “We are particularly concerned at the level of violence that was exhibited by these perpetrators.”
Police said Portis was approached by two males and one female after they blocked him in his driveway. They were driving a black Mercedes Benz, according to police.
The two males were armed with at least one handgun and threw a brick through the passenger side window and began striking Portis in the head with the gun.
UPDATE I: Police have surveillance photos of a black male and two black females that are persons of interest in this crime as well as two vehicles believed to be involved. Lt. Chandler said they were using the victim’s credit card at a convenience store.The police also have pics of the two cars believed used in the crime.
Person’s of Interest who used the victims credit cards at a local convenience store after the robbery
Pic of two cars that the POI’s were driving
If anyone has any information on this case, you can submit it anonymously to the East Point Police Department at 404-761-6287 (Sergeant Glover), Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS(8477), online www.crimestoppersatlanta.org or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES(274637).