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Athens Drive High students charged in multiple armed robberies

Posted June 7, 2018 3:10 p.m. EDT
Updated June 7, 2018 6:05 p.m. EDT

Two Raleigh teens are charged in connection with several armed robberies in one day.

According to court documents, Cameron James Allen and Zion Selah Battle stole $464 from a Handee Hugo’s on June 6.

The pair then stole $300 from a BP Gas Station and $206 at gunpoint from a Popeye’s Chicken restaurant, after threatening employees at both stores with a handgun, according to court documents.

Allen, 16, of 5127 Lundy Dr., was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was being held under $60,000 bond.

Battle, 16, of 711 Carolina Ave., was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

A spokesperson for the Wake County Public School System confirmed both teens are 10th grade students at Athens Drive High School.