NORCROSS - Police have implicated four teens, including two Meadowcreek High School football standouts, in an armed robbery in which they allegedly stole $700 at gunpoint from a Norcross man.
The stick-up occurred several days prior to the same four teens' recent arrests for inexplicably wandering around a Norcross apartment complex late at night, police said.
Both incidents happened at the Orchard Park apartments, located near Norcross off Indian Trial-Lilburn Road.
Earlier this week, police arrested Sean Frezell, 18, Cory Huck, 17, and Atiim Daquan Henderson, 17, all of Norcross, and Simon Terzian, 18, of Tucker on armed robbery charges for their alleged roles in holding up the 33-year-old victim Nov. 3.
Terzian, the alleged lone gunman, faces an additional count of aggravated assault for "pointing a black handgun at the victim's head while demanding the victim's money and cell phone," according to his arrest warrant.
The alleged victim later fingered the four teens in a photographic lineup, said Gwinnett police spokeswoman Cpl. Illana Spellman. It's unclear if they knew the victim or not, she said.
Frezell, Huck and Henderson are on the Mustangs' current football roster. Terzian was on last year's roster but does not appear to have played in 2008. All four suspects are Meadowcreek students.
Frezell finished the 2008 season as Gwinnett's leading passer, completing 217 of 370 passes for 2,433 yards, with 10 touchdowns and 17 interceptions.
Huck was the county's third-leading receiver with 48 catches for 466 yards and two touchdowns.
Meadowcreek athletic director Jason Dopson said neither he nor the football coaching staff would comment on the accusations Wednesday.
All four teens remain at the Gwinnett County Jail without bond. A judge outlined their charges to them during a first appearance hearing Wednesday morning. A probable cause hearing, during which they could request bond, is expected early next week.
The arrests mark the teens' second run-ins with the law this month. All four were picked up Nov. 8 on loitering and prowling charges when police found them perusing the same apartment complex after midnight.
Each posted $1,300 bond and was released from jail later that day.