At 10:50 a.m. three black men entered Diamonds R Forever, located at 4200 Wade Green Road outside Kennesaw and pointed handguns at employees, police said in a news release. They said two of the men then started smashing several display cases and taking jewelry, while the other opened the cash register and took an unknown amount of cash. The men then fled the business in an unknown vehicle.
All three suspects are listed between 5-foot-3 and 5-foot-8 inches tall and between 18 and 20 years old with tall, slender builds, police said. They were all last seen wearing hats and long-sleeve button-down shirts.
At 2:28 p.m., police said two black men entered a Waffle House at 3635 Austell Road south of Marietta and approached the cashier demanding that the cash register be opened. Police said the men then took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and also took a small safe that was kept below the register and fled the restaurant in opposite directions.
Police said both suspects are 5-foot 9-inches and between 20 and 25 years old. Police said one of the suspects was armed with a black semiautomatic handgun, with a slender build and was last seen with a blue bandana over his face and a black hooded sweatshirt. The other suspect was reported wearing a blue bandana over his face and dark clothing.
The other robbery took place at 12:14 p.m. at the Best Bank location inside the Kroger at 4875 Floyd Road in Mableton. Police said a woman approached tellers at the bank, showed them a demand note and indicated that she had a handgun. The employees gave her an undisclosed amount of money, and she fled in an unknown direction.
Police said the woman is black, 5-foot 6-inches tall, weighing between 165 and 200 pounds and around 25 to 26 years old. She was last seen wearing a green hooded pullover jacket and a dark coat.
Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to call (770) 499-3945.