Lakeview Robbery Suspects Charged in Other Robberies
Two men accused in the armed robbery of a convenience store near Vass are now facing additional charges in connection with other robberies in Moore County.
Aberdeen police have charged Paris Yusef Mack, 17, of Southern Pines, and Demarcus James Dennison, 18, of Polkton, with robbery with a dangerous weapon and kidnapping in connection with a robbery Saturday night at the Hardee's on U.S. 1.
"The videos matched up, and the physical descriptions matched," said Jim Foster, deputy chief of the Aberdeen Police Department.
Southern Pines police have charged Mack with attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon and assault by pointing a gun in connection with a home invasion and attempted robbery that occurred at 7:30 p.m. June 3 at a residence in the 400 block of Shaw Avenue.
Mack, Dennison and Leroy Richard Medley, 20, of Southern Pines, are in the Moore County jail facing multiple charges for Monday's armed robbery at the Short Stop Food Mart at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Camp Easter Road near Lakeview. Mack was the last suspect to be apprehended He was arrested late Tuesday in Southern Pines.
The store clerk, Grace Kelly, 74, her husband, Gene, 78, and a suspect were injured during that robbery. She was treated and released from FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. He remains at UNC Hospitals Chapel Hill in serious condition.
Randy Joel Williams, 17, of Southern Pines, is also suspected in the convenience store robbery. He is hospitalized at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital recovering from a gunshot wound to the face. He is listed in good condition and expected to be charged when his condition improves.
Williams is also a suspect in the Hardee's robbery, Foster said.
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