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Atlanta police respond after detaining rapper leaving bank

ATLANTA -- Atlanta police told 11Alive on Saturday that a locally-based rapper was in no way connected to a crime at an area bank the previous day.

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Rapper Blac Youngsta's account of bank incident disputed

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Police and Wells Fargo bank are providing more details into an incident involving a rapper outside of an Atlanta bank.

As 11Alive previously reported, Sam Benson, who goes by the stage name "Blac Youngsta," was briefly detained outside of a Wells Fargo bank on Peachtree Road NE on Friday. 

Benson told 11Alive that he was stopped by police after he withdrew a large amount of cash from his account. 

Naked escorts chase gunmen through Buckhead hotel

ATLANTA -- A bizarre turn of events ended with two naked escorts chasing gunmen through a Buckhead hotel Saturday.

11Alive has learned that the men posed as potential clients and one of the men talked prices with the women for about 10 minutes inside their hotel room.

Fedora-wearing suspect uses designer bag as escape weapon

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Police are looking for a man who ran off with more than $19,000 worth of high-end purses in Buckhead.

Surveillance video captures possible suspect in deadly home invasion


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Thieves pull off Buckhead smash-and-grab despite 24-hour surveillance

ATLANTA -- A Buckhead business owner is singing the blues instead of Christmas carols after a smash-and-grab.

Two "Donald Trump" swastikas found in Atlanta


ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two large swastikas with a picture that resembles Donald Trump at its center were found around Atlanta Wednesday morning.

According to Atlanta Police, Homeland Security has been notified. Atlanta Police officer Tomas Coxe discovered the graffiti while on patrol on a concrete bridge support on Piedmont Road and Miami Circle and another around the area of Buford Highway at Interstate 85.  

Atlanta French community unites to remember victims

ATLANTA -- More than 300 people gathered together Sunday inside the French Consulate in Atlanta to unite and remember the victims from Friday's attack terrorist attacks in Paris.

The hundreds who turned out draped themselves in flags, painted their faces, and carried signs in support of France.