Police: 2 men use stolen car to rob people at gunpoint in NW Atlanta

Two men accused of using a stolen vehicle to rob people at gunpoint in northwest Atlanta were arrested early Friday morning after a brief police chase, authorities said.

Terrell Smith, 25, and Dashaun Williams, 20, are accused of pulling out a handgun and robbing two victims of their belongings in the 1100 block of Huff Road around 11:40 p.m. Thursday, Atlanta police said in a Facebook post. They allegedly stole cash, cellphones and wallets.

The suspects entered a red sedan with dark-tinted windows and drove away, the post said. Officers spotted a car matching this description with its headlights off later that night and tried to pull it over.

However, the vehicle took off, and Georgia State Patrol troopers assisted with a PIT maneuver to stop the car, the post said. Smith and Williams allegedly tried to run away, but they were caught. 

The stolen items and a handgun were allegedly found on the two suspects, and the vehicle was stolen out of another jurisdiction, the post said. The jurisdiction was not named.

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Smith faces nine charges, including two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of armed robbery, felony theft and possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony, the post said. Williams was charged with conspiracy to commit a crime and obstruction of officers.

Both were taken to the Fulton County Jail.

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