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Home intruder gropes young girl in Buckhead apartment

ATLANTA (WXIA) – Atlanta Police said they were looking for a home intruder who sexually assaulted a young girl at a Buckhead apartment Monday evening.

Investigators from the Atlanta Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit were summoned to a unit at the 32 Hundred Apartments in Buckhead after receiving reports of the sexual assault on Monday.

The girl said that when she was lying in bed, she felt someone climb into the bed with her, and begin to grope her. When she jumped out of the bed, she saw what she described as a small Hispanic male dressed in a black hoodie and dark jeans.

She said she ran into her parents’ room, while the suspect fled to the living room of the apartment, and out the patio door.

According to a statement from police, the victim “was not harmed, injured, or taken carnal knowledge of.”

Sunday carjacking at Phipps leaves lingering safety questions

ATLANTA — A carjacking in the Phipps parking lot in broad daylight has 11Alive News Holding the Powerful Accountable on lingering safety questions. 

According to a police report obtained by 11Alive's Blayne Alexander, the victim of the carjacking told investigators he had just parked his 2015 Mercedes near Saks Fifth Avenue when a man got out of a dark SUV parked at the curb nearby. That suspect approached the victim, pointed a pistol at his chest, and told him to drop the keys. 

The victim dropped his keys and his wallet, but the suspect only took his keys. 

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.

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


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.