Food delivery man robbed
NORCROSS - A food delivery man was robbed Wednesday at The Landings apartments on East Summit Point in Norcross.
The victim was delivering food from Wings Grill on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard when he was approached outside an apartment at about 10 p.m., according to police reports. An unidentified black male pointed a gun at him and ordered him to go inside the apartment.
A second suspect in the apartment helped to take the victim's food, money, cell phone and keys before both robbers fled on foot. The suspects were both wearing cloths over their heads, police reports stated.
Lottery tickets stolen from Texaco
NORCROSS - Someone broke into the Texaco store at 5175 Old Peachtree Road on Wednesday and stole about $3,000 in lottery tickets.
The person smashed a front glass window and took two plastic towers that dispense lottery tickets. Police believe the burglary is related to several recent convenience store break-ins in the area. The robbers appear to be targeting lottery tickets, according to police reports.
Man reportedly attacked by group
TUCKER - An Asian man was attacked Tuesday by a group of men outside the Farmers Market on Jimmy Carter Boulevard, according to police reports.
The victim's wife said her husband was at the market about 1 a.m. when a group of Hispanic men approached him without provocation, reports said. Suddenly, one of the suspects slashed the victim with a piece of glass, causing an 8- to 10-inch long laceration to his forearm, according to reports. The victim went home, but his wife later drove him to Gwinnett Medical Center for emergency treatment.
Sound board stolen from church
WINDER - A sound board was reported stolen from the Union Baptist Church some time between March 27 and 30.
Brian Faglier, the associate pastor at the Union Church Road church, told police the Mackie 32/8 sound board was worth around $3,500. Janitor and sound man Bobby Reynolds told police there was no sign of a break-in.
Hydrants opened, delaying construction
WINDER - Two fire hydrants were opened at the Austin Ridge subdivision, reportedly filling retention ponds and causing between $3,000 and $5,000 in damage.
Winder resident Michael Carter, of Austin Ridge LLC, told police the fire hydrants on two cul-de-sacs were opened March 29 or 30, causing large quantities of dirt and water to block the culverts and fill the retention ponds. He said dirt and landscaping would need to be replaced, and alleged that the person who opened the hydrants knew it would delay construction.
Woman allegedly attacks juvenile
WINDER - A Winder woman was arrested after she reportedly attacked a juvenile relative.
Amanda Eastwood, 19, was arrested and charged with battery March 29 after she allegedly picked up the juvenile and threw him into the wall, injuring his back.
Eastwood and the juvenile were arguing about whether she had the authority to discipline the juvenile's sister, the police report said. Eastwood locked the juvenile out of their home for two hours, the police report said. The juvenile had two purple marks on his back, according to the report.
- From staff reports