Community assistance needed in locating robbery suspect
Published 10:43 am Monday, January 13, 2020
Americus – On January 9, 2020 at approximately 07:26 AM, officers of the Americus Police
Department responded to 1505 N MLK BLVD in reference to a report of a robbery.
Upon arrival officers discovered that an armed subject entered the premises and
demanded merchandise at gunpoint.
The department is asking the community’s assistance in locating the suspect in this
armed robbery. Schakur Malik Paul, B/M, age 22, 5’ 10” in height, 167lbs, and last
seen wearing dark clothing and a camouflage jacket. Paul is considered to be armed
and dangerous. Paul has active warrants relating to this incident for armed robbery,
aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911, the Americus Police Tip Line 229-924-
4102, or the Americus Criminal Investigation Division at 229-924-4550.