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Six arrested, one at large after firearms stolen from Forsyth County Pawn in Cumming
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Forsyth County Pawn as of Saturday afternoon.

CUMMING-- Six suspects are in custody and have been charged with armed robbery and one remains at-large after stealing several firearms from a Cumming pawn store early Saturday morning.

Per a news release from the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, around 5:25 a.m. on Saturday “seven male suspects entered the store by backing a truck into the front of" Forsyth County Pawn Inc. at 211 Atlanta Road, where multiple firearms were stolen.

Once inside, Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Peter Sabella said the suspects encountered an employee and one round was fired.

No one was hit or hurt.

Authorities are searching for Altavious Jackson, 32 of Atlanta, as a "possible suspect" of this morning's robbery. Jackson is described as a black male who is 5-foot-8-inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. Anyone who sees Jackson or has any information is asked to immediately call 911.

All suspects left the scene in a pickup truck, which officers spotted on Ga. 400 southbound near McFarland Parkway. A chase ensued after an attempted traffic stop.

During the chase, a wheel fell off the truck on Morris Road at Deerfield Parkway in the city of Alpharetta, and all seven suspects fled in different directions.

Two suspects were arrested “very quickly” after the crash, and the other four were arrested later.

Five of the arrested are adults males and one is a 16-year-old male.

The search was part of a coordinated effort with the sheriff's office, Cumming Police Department, Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, Milton Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol's aviation program, which used a helicopter to help look for the suspects.

The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms will assist the investigation, which is active and ongoing.

The robbery was the second in Forsyth County this month to use a vehicle to gain entry to a business and take guns.

Around 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 1, 12-15 pistols and semi-automatic rifles were stolen from Bulls Eye Marksman Gun Club in south Forsyth.

A blue 2002 Dodge Durango was found backed into the wall and window of the building, with a rifle laying on the ground in front of it “that looked to have been dropped,” according to sheriff’s office incident report.

Sabella said it is too early in the investigation for any connection to be drawn between the two thefts.

Anyone with information on Saturday's robbery is encouraged to contact Detective Norton with the sheriff's office's criminal investigations section at (770) 781-3087.

Check back to ForsythNews.com for more information as it develops.