COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County police are looking for three people accused of an armed robbery at Town Center Mall Thursday afternoon.
Police said they were initially called to the mall for a possible active shooter. When they arrived, they learned that three people wearing masks had robbed a jewelry store at gunpoint. All three suspects got away and police are searching the area for them.
A store employee was injured during the robbery. Police said they have non-life-threatening injuries.
The entire mall was evacuated immediately following the robbery.
NewsChopper 2 flew over the mall, where there is a large police presence as officers investigate and search for the suspects.
Channel 2′s Chris Jose is also at the scene talking with investigators and people who were inside the mall as it happened. He’ll have LIVE coverage all afternoon on Channel 2 Action News on right now.