Crime

Man charged with armed holdup at Pizza Hut in north Raleigh

Joshua Montreal Yancey
Joshua Montreal Yancey

Joshua Montreal Yancey surrendered Friday on charges that he robbed a Pizza Hut restaurant 2 miles from his home in January.

Yancey, 26, of 4905 Coolridge Court was wanted for a Jan. 10 holdup at the Pizza Hut at 4011 Capital Blvd. about 1 a.m.

Three people were in the restaurant at the time, and police charged Yancey with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and three counts of second-degree kidnapping. Officials charged that he had a gun.

Yancey also was served with a warrant for not showing up at a court session involving felony heroin possession and misdemeanor marijuana possession in early June.

A magistrate set Yancey’s bail at $500,000.

Ron Gallagher: 919-829-4572, @RPGKT

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