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Durham robbery suspects face more charges

Posted August 16, 2008

— Two men already sought by police in the July 19 robbery of a body shop face additional charges.

Gregory Bernard Webb, 49, of South Alston Avenue, and Michael Leverette, 35, of Independence Avenue, already face charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, second-degree kidnapping and felony conspiracy for robbing two men at gunpoint in the parking lot of Henderson’s Auto Paint & Body Shop at 701 North Mangum Street.

On Friday, Webb and Leverette were each charged with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and three counts of second-degree kidnapping in connection with an incident also on July 19 on the 1900 block of South Alston Avenue, Durham Police Public Information Officer Kammie Michael said.

Three males told investigators that they were bound and robbed at gunpoint by three males, Michael said. A third male suspect has not yet been identified.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Webb or Leverette asked to call Investigator A.C. Rogers at 919-560-4406, ext. 270 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.


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