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Glynn County Police arrest McIntosh County man for robberies

Glynn County Police make arrest for robberies.

In the following press release given by Glynn County Police today, authorities say they arrested a McIntosh County man wanted for robberies over the past two months.

On July 8, 2018, at about 10:30 P.M. officers with the Glynn County Police Department responded to a reported robbery in the 700 block of Ocean Blvd on Saint Simons Island. An Alpharetta Georgia woman reported she was walking down Ocean Blvd when a black male approached her from behind. The male choked the women until she lost consciousness and stole her purse.

On August 5, 2018, at about 9:30 P.M. officers responded to a reported robbery in the 500 block of Beachview Drive on Saint Simons Island. A Decatur Georgia woman reported being accosted from behind by a black male after she exited her vehicle. The modus operandi was the same as the July 8 incident; the woman reported being choked until she lost consciousness and her purse was stolen.

On August 6, 2018, as a result of the investigation into both incidents, investigators arrested 39-year-old McIntosh County resident David Lee Wilson. He has been charged with two counts of Robbery by Sudden Snatching and two counts of Aggravated Assault (Strangulation).

Additionally, Wilson has been charged with one count of Entering an Auto. This charge is related to a theft from within a motor vehicle which occurred on July 7, 2018, at the Circle K on Saint Simons Island. Wilson is being held in the Glynn County Detention Center.

Anyone with information about David Lee Wilson or these incidents is asked to call Investigator Jeff Williams at 912-554-7812 or the Silent Witness line at 912-264-1333.

Carrie Magalski is the Media and Public Relations Contact for All on Georgia- Glynn County. A speaker and the author of "Heaven's Angels" book, her inspiring articles, writings and radio interviews are featured in various multi-media venues. Her leadership roles encompasses higher education, broadcast communications, business, and corporate trainings through Coastal Pines Technical College. She is a seasoned professional with excellent relationship building skills and creates and enhances strategic growth through partnerships with community, corporate and governmental agencies through various multimedia modalities. She is the owner of Immersion Enterprises, LLC- which provides corporate trainings, PR and marketing, as well as ecotourism and experiential education services through Turtle Tides Amelia. Carrie serves on the Board of Directors of Back in His Arms Again, a ministry that helps families suffering from infant loss.

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