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Three arrested in Decatur robbery

A man was arrested for attempting to rob Verizon Wireless. A man was arrested for attempting to rob Verizon Wireless.
DECATUR CO., GA (WALB) -

Two men and a woman are finally behind bars after an armed robbery at a convenient store two weeks ago.

Police say one of the suspects opened the door firing shots, and attempted to rob the store.  Then one of the suspects grabbed a store clerk and held him hostage.

The three, drove off with him, took his money, and dropped him off on the side of the road.

"He was taken hostage, taken to an area about two or three miles from there, which was a plantation down there, and he was robbed, the money was taken, and he was dropped off there by the suspects," said investigator Robert Humphrey

The man held hostage was able to flag down a deputy and was returned to safety. The three suspects didn't get away with any money from the store.

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