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Durham man wanted for armed robbery

Posted November 17

Elijah Rakwon Swain
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— Durham police are looking for 19-year-old Elijah Rakwon Swain who is charged with an Oct. 24 armed robbery on Chapel Hill Road.

A man told officers he was getting out of his truck in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 2900 block of Chapel Hill Road when he was approached by two men.

One man was armed with a gun and the second was armed with a knife.

The suspects took the victim’s phone and wedding ring, and his 13-year-old son was scratched during the robbery.

Swain has been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy and assault by pointing a gun. The second suspect has not been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator B. Crabtree at 919-560-4583, ext. 29356 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. ​

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