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Cobb’s Town Center Mall

Cobb Police have made one arrest in connection with Thursday’s armed robbery and shooting at Town Center mall, the department announced.

Marquavis Wilson, 24, was shot in the abdomen by a security guard while allegedly participating in the robbery of A&M Custom Jewelry Thursday afternoon, according to a news release. Wilson was treated at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital and arrested on charges of armed robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Police say Wilson and two other suspects robbed A&M Custom Jewelry of several custom watches around 3:18 p.m. Thursday. While in the act of the robbery, one employee of the store “was struck on the foot by a projectile fired from the suspect.”

The mall was shuttered Thursday evening as police investigated the incident.

Cobb Police ask anyone with information about the incident to contact investigators at 770-499-3945.

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Mike Nelson

Town center, the new Cumberland? That’s sadl

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