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3 Masked Men Seek 'James,' Steal iPhone in Apparent Home Invasion

A 19-year-old Cartersville woman said the men threw her to the ground and threatened to shoot her if she wasn't quiet during the late-night incident at an apartment complex.

A Cartersville teen told police three men looking for a "James" stormed her apartment, threw her to the ground and took her iPhone in an apparent home invasion-type robbery at a local apartment complex.

The woman, 19, was apparently home alone about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday when she inadvertently opened the door to three men wearing scarves covering their faces, according to the Cartersville Police Department incident report, attached. The men pushed her to the ground of the Old Mill Road apartment and one said "not to move or he would shoot her."

Another man got on top of her and screamed, "Where is James?" But the victim said she doesn't know a "James."

Witnesses report seeing two men outside the woman's door, demanding the occupants open it before they kicked it in, and three men fleeing a gold Honda, which was left running in the parking lot.

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