Two 16-year-olds are charged with three gunpoint robberies of businesses late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
Camron James Allen, who lives on Lunday Drive, was arrested Wednesday morning at a Popeye's Chicken restaurant, on Western Boulevard, that had been robbed a short time earlier.
Zion Selah Battle, who lives on Carolina Avenue, was arrested early Thursday at WakeMed Hospital on New Bern Avenue.
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Police charged Allen and Battle with holding up the Popeye's and a nearby Han-DeeHugo's gas station about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday and a BP gas station on Wake Forest Road late Tuesday.
Police charged each of the youths with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and three counts of conspiring to commit the robberies.
The charges said a 9 mm handgun was used.
Police said a total of $970 was taken in the three robberies.