Man says friends robbed his home

•NORCROSS - A 21-year-old Norcross man believes his friends may have stolen items worth more than $2,000 from his home moments after the men visited the victim's apartment Saturday.

According to a police report, the victim told police someone broke into his apartment in the Bradford Gwinnett complex, taking his Xbox, numerous pairs of shoes, DVDs and movies.

A witness told police he saw four black men break into the apartment and leave in a black passenger vehicle.

The victim told police he confronted his friends who denied taking the items.

Armed men rob

Chinese eatery

•LILBURN - The China Express restaurant and a customer were robbed at gunpoint Friday night.

A witness told police two black men entered the 440 Pleasant Hill Road business through an open back door, pointed a gun at the owner and demanded she open the cash register.

According to a police report, the second suspect removed the money from the register while the other snatched a wallet from a customer's hand and ran out the back door.

Both suspects fled the restaurant in an unknown direction with an unknown amount of money.

Grinches ruin

man's Christmas

•DULUTH - A number of Christmas presents were stolen from a Duluth man's home Saturday.

The owner of the Kates Way home told police he arrived home after going out for breakfast to find golf clubs in his garage missing and a number of high-priced potential Christmas gifts - totaling nearly $18,000 - missing from the bedroom of his home.

According to a police report, the home was entered through an open door inside the garage of the home.

Police said there were no signs of forced entry.

Man robbed behind Duluth motel

•DULUTH - A Lawrenceville man was robbed Friday night while attempting to enter his car behind the Days Inn Motel on Pleasant Hill Road.

According to a police report, two black men approached the victim from behind, one placing a gun to his side.

The second suspect removed the victim's cell phone and wallet from his pockets, taking nearly $300.

The men rummaged through the victim's car, but took nothing before fleeing in an unknown direction.

The victim refused medical treatment from responding EMS. He suffered minor bruising on his side and back from pressure from the suspect's gun.

- From staff reports