Suites robbed

•NORCROSS - Two unidentified men on Friday bound employees with duct tape and robbed Homestead Studio Suites at 7049 Jimmy Carter Blvd.

The armed suspects entered the extended-stay motel at 2:30 p.m. and ordered three employees to lie down in the hallway. They bound the employee's wrists with duct tape and then forced the manager to get money out of the cash drawer and the safe, according to a police report.

The money was placed into a nylon tote bag with pink trim that the suspects brought with them. The two gunmen fled through a back office door. They are both black men who wore army-style jackets.

The first suspect was about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 200 pounds wearing a light-colored baseball cap, a ski mask and gloves. The second robber was described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and 190 pounds wearing a black ski mask with a burn scar on his right hand.

Man carjacked

at International Farmers Market

•NORCROSS - Three thieves attacked two men last week and stole their vehicle in the parking lot of International Farmers Market at 6100 Live Oak


At about 1 a.m., a black Lincoln Navigator drove up beside the victim, who was sitting in his vehicle talking to another man standing outside. Three unidentified Hispanic men exited the Navigator and started punching the victim's friend, according to a police report. They then pulled the victim out of the vehicle and began hitting him.

One of the thieves got into the victim's vehicle and drove away followed by the other two suspect in the Navigator. Both the victims suffered bumps and bruises, but refused medical treatment. The make and model of the stolen car were not listed on the police report.

- From staff reports