Man charged with Raleigh robbery

FROM STAFF REPORTSOctober 23, 2011 

— Raleigh police arrested a man who they think robbed six men at gunpoint on Sunday before stealing a Lexus on Hillsborough Street.

Michael Link Bearfield, 33, is accused of stealing $167 from two groups of three people, according to arrest warrants. Police said he threatened his victims with a 9 mm pistol.

Bearfield also is accused of breaking into a sliver Mini Cooper.

A wallet, watch, and $14,250 were stolen from the owner of the Lexus, police said.

Bearfield is charged with seven counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, one count of fleeing arrest with a motor vehicle, breaking and entering a motor vehicle, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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