Owner subdues would-be robber at Alpharetta store

12:45 AM, Jul 31, 2013   |    comments
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ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Authorities are investigating a robbery that happened at the Sabri Guven Fine Jewelry Store Tuesday evening. 

According to Alpharetta Police, authorities arrived at the scene on Haynes Bridge Road to discover a store owner and another employee holding a suspect down in the front parking lot. 

Officers say two men entered the store and requested to see a diamond ring.  When the two received the ring, they ran out of the store, with the owner and employee chasing them. 

One of the suspects pulled a handgun but a nearby witness grabbed it.

While the employees were able to catch one suspect the other got away.

No one was hurt and the names of the suspects have not been released.

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