Store swindled out of computers

•DULUTH - The manager of an HH Greg appliance and electronics store told police a woman purchased two computers at the store Dec. 7 with a credit card that somehow charged the items back to the store.

According to a police report, a woman purchased the computers with a debit card that was declined at a store employee's first try.

The employee told police the woman called the bank to get an approval code to make the purchase go through.

The worker used the code given to him over the phone to complete the purchase.

The woman was able to buy the computers, totaling nearly $3,000, and leave the store. The manager later noticed the purchase was charged back to the store.

He told police this was an ongoing problem at various HH Greg stores and the woman had purchased items in the same way at other stores.

Police searching for bank robber

•STONE MOUNTAIN - Police continue to search for a man that stole nearly $6,000 from a Stone Mountain bank Monday.

A teller at Wachovia Bank located at 5250 Stone Mountain Highway told police a black man with a mustache wearing dark-colored clothing approached her window and demanded the money she was counting.

According to a police report, the man told the teller he had a gun and passed her a note before he took the money and fled the bank on foot.

The teller believed the man left walking toward East Park Place.

Man steals ring from employee

•BUFORD - Macy's department store loss prevention officers told police Monday a man snatched a ring from an employee while he was being shown the piece of jewelry.

According to a police report, the man fled the Mall of Georgia store after grabbing the nearly $7,000 ring and was last seen running past Dillard's toward Mall of Georgia Boulevard.

Responding officers were unable to located the man. Loss prevention officers told police an unidentifiable customer chased the man out the exit of the store and across the parking lot.

Loss prevention officers were unable to find any video surveillance that captured the incident.

- From staff reports