5 arrested in armed robbery

NORCROSS - Five suspects didn't get far Tuesday morning after they ganged up on three men and robbed them at gunpoint, police said.

The suspects targeted three Hispanic men in the parking lot of a Wachovia Bank at Jimmy Carter Boulevard and Live Oak Parkway, police said.

About 3:45 a.m., the five armed men hopped out of a gold Ford Explorer and demanded the victims hand over their wallets, said Gwinnett police spokesman Cpl. David Schiralli.

After the victims called 911, a responding officer issued a lookout for the Ford Explorer. Another officer spotted the vehicle headed northbound on Interstate 85 near Pleasant Hill, where the suspects exited and were pulled over near Gwinnett Place Drive, Schiralli said.

Inside the vehicle, police found items belonging to the victims, Schiralli said. Police were unsure how much money they allegedly tried to make off with.

"They interviewed the five suspects and had enough probable cause to arrest all five," Schiralli said.

All five suspects, whose ages range from 17 to 21, are charged with three felony counts of armed robbery.

They were identified Wednesday as Terence Patrick Coles, 18; Jordan King, 17; Raheem Rushton, 21; Shawn Zachary Wilson, 17, all of Stone Mountain; and Marcellino Sarran, 21, of Auburn.