In the second case, Cheatham said the victim reported that two men met him and took the shoes. The victim tried to stop the robbery but was struck in the head with a pistol, he added. The suspects fled and the victim was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
By Saturday night, police announced that two young suspects had been arrested after a search warrant was executed at a home associated with them. Their ages were not disclosed, but they were taken to the Cobb County Youth Detention Center in Marietta and face charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault.