Woman’s Audi carjacked in Buckhead restaurant parking lot


A woman said she was carjacked in Buckhead.

She had parked outside a restaurant on Piedmont Road.

Two men with guns took her Audi about 5 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

A woman who was parked outside a restaurant in Buckhead on Tuesday morning was carjacked when she returned for her car, Atlanta police said. 

The woman had parked outside the Kyma Greek restaurant at 3085 Piedmont Road in Atlanta, according to a police report.

Two men with guns approached her as she went to get in her Audi about 5 a.m. and demanded her keys, police said.

She told the men the keys were still in the car and they got in and drove away. No one was hurt, police said.

An investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477. Tipsters can text information to 274637 or visit crimestoppersatlanta.org anonymously and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000.

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