Armed robbery and fire at Woodstock business

7:28 AM, Sep 30, 2013   |    comments
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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. -- Around 11:45 Sunday morning, Woodstock police responded to an armed robbery at Play N Trade, a video game store on Eagle Drive in Woodstock. By the time the authorities arrived on the scene, the store was engulfed in flames.

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The owner of the Play N Trade is currently hospitalized in critical but stable condition with 3rd degree burns.

Dave DeStantis, owner of Peace, Love and Pizza in the same plaza said he talked to some of the video game store employees after the robbery. He said the suspects put the employees in the back room before setting the place on fire.

Police said they are currently looking for three to four suspects, all male, who may have escaped in a dark colored Chevrolet SUV.

There were two surveillance cameras on scene, one outside and one inside. Authorities said they plan to release the video as soon as they can with the hopes the public can help in catching the suspects.


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