Home-Invasion Robbery by 4 Armed Men in Cartersville

The foursome stormed inside an apartment with an AR-15, .44 Magnum and a .357 Magnum, according to the victims.

Four armed men stormed inside a Cartersville apartment Friday, robbing the residents of cash, a tablet and mobile phone.

One of the victims said he had been "chillin'" with a woman who was trying to step out of the 290 E. Felton Road apartment to make a phone call as the men came in about 10:25 p.m., according to the Cartersville Police Department incident report, above.

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The woman, who one of the victims had picked up on Old Mill Road about 6:15 p.m., "has had history of setting people up for other people to take their money," according to all three of the victims, the report says.

One victim said he and his friends were playing video games as the woman texted on her cell phone. 

"(She) attempted to step outside, (and four) black males ran inside the residence and told everyone to get on the ground. (One of the victims) advised that he thought that this was some type of a prank," according to the report. "(The) victim stated the four black males entered the residence with an AR-15, .44 Magnum and a .357 Magnum.

"(Another) victim advised that three of the four black males were wearing masks to cover their faces. (He) advised that he was not familiar with the males, and has never seen them before."

A woman who also resides in the apartment said she was in her bedroom eating cereal when her son and an unknown African-American man entered, and her son told her to give the man her rent money. She ran in the living room and saw her children lying on the ground and the four unidentified African-American men.

The foursome stole $600 in cash, and a children's tablet and a flip cell phone, valued at a total of $110.

The woman who had been "chillin'" and texting left moments before the robbing foursome entered the apartment, did not return to the apartment and did not subsequently make any contact with the victims, they told police.

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teresa harris January 12, 2014 at 08:41 AM
In the news they just showed 3 guys who were in high speed chase and say they are of interest to many other counties.never know could be same guys..they r saying they were committing robberys in lots of different counties. Hope they cstch these guys.some say the girl using phone use to be gf of another guy who moved out of state to escape proscution for robbing lots of ppl in our county.. if so she was trained good.
HometownGirl January 12, 2014 at 04:24 PM
Have the cops not bothered speaking to the woman they were "chillin" with, yet? Or have they not been able to find her? I would think that she would be a really good starting point for solving this crime...


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