Nearly $100K stolen from ex-NBA player Vince Carter’s Ga. home

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Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 1:16 PM EDT
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ATLANTA - Former Atlanta Hawks player Vince Carter’s home was burglarized of nearly $100,000 over the weekend.

It happened Sunday while Carter’s wife and sons were at home.

According to a police report, Carter’s wife was at the 10,000-square-foot home on Kings Road in Buckhead when she heard a loud noise at the front door and then someone rummaging through the rooms in the house.

The family hid in a closet and called 911, as well as texted the neighborhood patrol.

When officers arrived at Carter’s house, they found a man running from the home and getting into a black SUV but police were unable to catch him.

The incident report says the front window of Carter’s home was smashed and a bag with $100,000 plus several guns were stolen.

About $16,000 was left in the yard by the alleged thief.

Carter told police the recovered money was a small portion of $100,000 in cash he kept in a closet.

Carter played 22 seasons in the NBA and retired with the Hawks back in 2020.

Police collected fingerprints at the scene and continue to search for the person responsible.

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