3 wanted for robbing man holding baby

WINDER -- Barrow County authorities are searching for three suspects wanted for sticking up a man who was holding a baby this week.

No one was injured in the Wednesday robbery at an apartment on Apperson Drive in Winder. The victim chased the suspects with the 1-year-old child his arms, but could not keep pace, police said.

The victim knew one suspect, Nicholas Williams, 23, who reportedly came to the apartment with an unknown man.

They spoke with the victim for several minutes until the unknown suspect put a gun in the victim's face, despite the baby in his arms. The gunman then ordered Williams to restrain the victim with duct tape, but instead Williams searched the home, found $1,100, took the victim's cell phone and fled, said Winder police spokesman Officer Chris Cooper.

The victim went after both men, but stated he could not keep up with the suspects while carrying the baby, Cooper said.

The duo left in a newer model Chevy Malibu or Monte Carlo, driven by a man police have identified as Antonio Lemont Cain, 33, at a high rate of speed, Cooper said. All three men are still at large.

Williams has been charged with armed robbery, two counts of aggravated assault, cruelty to children 3rd degree and use of a weapon during the commission of a crime. Cain, the alleged getaway driver, has been charged with party to the crime of armed robbery.

Williams is also wanted in connection with a strong-arm robbery that occurred in Winder on July 29. Police believe he may be hiding out in the Atlanta area.

Police urge anyone with information on the case to call Winder police Detective Gregg Teatino at 770-867-2156, or 770-307-3064.