More Violent Crime in Gwinnett County Parks

A 19-year-old man told police Dec. 27 an armed man attacked and robbed him while he was running in Best Friend Park in Norcross.

According to a police report, the victim was jogging near the tennis courts in the park when a black man armed with a knife grabbed him from behind.

The victim told police he tried to run away, eventually escaping after the man took his wallet containing his driver?s license, credit cards and $300.

The victim?s alleged attacker fled on foot in an unknown direction.