Pair attempt to rob pizza man

•SNELLVILLE - A pizza deliveryman Tuesday shamed two would-be robbers into leaving him alone, according to a police report.

The victim was making a delivery on West Shadburn Avenue when he realized the house was vacant. Two young black men with shaved heads walked around the corner and said, "Someone should be there in that house."

The suspects proceeded to knock on the door, getting no answer. Then they reportedly turned on the deliveryman and demanded his money.

The deliveryman replied, "What? You want to kill me for $15, then go ahead and kill me. You want to kill me for a pizza, then do it," the report stated.

The young men walked away. The deliveryman was uninjured and nothing was stolen.

Woman charged with beating

her husband

•LAWRENCEVILLE - A Lawrenceville woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly beating her husband with a curtain rod.

Sarah Elizabeth Ward, 33, had been arguing with her husband as he was waiting for a ride to pick him up. She locked the door behind him and he kicked it in, according to a police report.

Ward then struck him several times with a curtain rod while he was trying to use the phone to call a ride the report said. The husband had several red, raised welts on his stomach and back, an officer noted.

The husband admitted he struck Ward with a boot while trying to stop her from hitting him; however, Ward had no visible injuries, the report stated. She was arrested on a battery charge.

Waffle House fight leads to woman's arrest

•DULUTH - A Duluth woman was arrested Sunday following a fight with employees at the Waffle House at 1825 Pleasant Hill Road.

Margaret M. Teall, 27, and a male companion were overheard by a cook talking about what a dead-end job working at Waffle House was, according to a police report. The cook told the pair to leave if they didn't like it there.

Teall and her companion then began cursing. Teall allegedly threw a cup at employees and threw water in a manager's face.

Teall told police she was complaining about receiving bad service when an argument broke out and the cook lunged at her with a knife. However, a customer who witnessed the altercation confirmed the employees' account.

Teall was charged with disorderly conduct and her companion was asked to leave the property.

- From staff reports