Apr 26, 2010

A 17-year-old and a juvenile  suspected in the Sunday evening kidnapping and carjacking of a group of Atlanta University Center students were arrested after one of the abducted students used a cell phone to alert police.

The four Morehouse College students were approached by gunmen around 6 p.m. on Peeples Street in southwest Atlanta, according to Atlanta police spokesman Otis Redmond.

The suspects demanded money and other belongings from the victims before forcing two of them into the trunk of the car.

One of the victims had kept a cell phone, and called 911, according to Redmond. That student led police to an ATM on Lee Street, where two of the gunmen were taken into custody.

Redmond identified one of those arrested as Jevontay Fleetwood, 17. Fleetwood was taken to the Fulton County Jail, facing numerous charges including armed robbery and kidnapping.

The second person arrested was a juvenile whose name has not been released, Redmond said.  A third suspect got away and remains at large.

No injuries were reported in the incident. source


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