Teens rob, assault ice cream man

•NORCROSS - A man selling ice cream at the Madison Ridge Apartments at 1121 Indian Trail-Lilburn Road on Monday said he was robbed by three teens.

According to a police report, the teens, believed to be 16 or 17, acted like they wanted to buy ice cream then punched the man in the face and took his cell phone, ice cream and a bag containing $5.

Police said they called the stolen cell phone and a teen with a strong Jamaican or African accent answered.

A witness who saw the robbery said one of the teens had a black bandanna wrapped around his head.

Thieves search man's car, take phone, cash

•LAWRENCEVILLE - A Lawrenceville man who parked his car at the Citgo gas station at 3522 Club Drive in Lawrenceville said he was robbed by two men Monday.

Two black men driving a tan Chrysler Plymouth pulled into the lot near the Lawrenceville man then pointed a gun at his head and demanded the keys to his vehicle, a police report said.

The man said the two searched his vehicle, taking his handgun, cell phone and $150 then fled in his car.

- From staff reports