Sylvester business owner assaulted and robbed

Sylvester Police Department needs your help finding two individuals after a Sylvester business owner was beaten and robbed early Thursday morning.

Officers with the department say that the call came in right before 6 AM Thursday morning to 701 East Franklin Street.

It was there that the owner of J and K Beauty Store, Dilipkumar Patel, was unlocking his store when he noticed two armed black males approached him.

They proceeded to attack him with the weapons and pushed him to the floor, then went through his pockets and took his wallet and car keys.

The two suspects then fled in Patel's Silver 2005 Toyota Carolla Matrix with Georgia license plate AJN 7920.

Officers say that the suspects were in dark clothing and that one was tall and muscular while the other was short.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of the suspects or Patel's vehicle, you are encouraged to contact local law enforcement or the Sylvester Police Department at 229-776-8500.
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