Michael Larron Edwards
Photo: Acworth Police Department
Photo: Acworth Police Department

2nd arrest made in armed robbery of pizza delivery driver

Police have made another arrest in connection with a robbery of a pizza delivery driver who was forced to his knees at gunpoint outside a north Cobb County motel.

Michael Larron Edwards, 20, of Acworth, is in the county jail without bond on felony charges of armed robbery, false imprisonment, aggravated assault, theft by taking and possession of a firearm during a crime, Acworth police spokeswoman Cpl. Youlanda D. Leverette said Tuesday.

He is the second person charged in the July 16 robbery, which occurred outside the Super 8 Motel in the 4900 block of Cowan Road.

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Yahaakob Estes-Robinson, 19, of Chicago, was arrested two days after the delivery driver’s pizza, cash, cellphone and Hyundai Santa Fe were stolen. 

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He and Edwards were seen walking in the Grove Park neighborhood, about a mile away from the motel, on July 17. Detectives were investigating after the delivery driver’s stolen Hyundai was recovered in the area.

“As the detective approached the suspects, they fled on foot,” Leverette said in a prior news release. “Officers searched the area with aerial assistance from Georgia State Patrol.”

While the search turned up empty, it did give investigators a lead. When Estes-Robinson was arrested, detectives matched some of his clothing to that seen on one of the men who ran from police.

Edwards was linked to the crime after detectives uncovered additional evidence, Leverette said.

In other news: 

Three women died and another person was hurt in the accident in South Fulton County Monday.