According to Rome police reports:
The victim said he was walking along Spring Creek Street shortly before 5 a.m. Monday when three black male suspects approached him near the East 15th Street intersection. One of the men showed a handgun and said, “Give it up.”
The victim told investigators that people in the community were aware of the fact that he occasionally carried a large amount of cash. He surrendered $1,700 and the three men all took off running in a southerly direction on Spring Creek Street.
The victim said the suspect with the gun was about 5’5” and both of the other men were approximately 5’10.”