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Chapel Hill man charged in Durham store robberies

Posted April 27, 2010 1:01 p.m. EDT

Police have charged a Chapel Hill man in connection with two convenience store robberies in Durham.

Tajudeen Borokinni, 29, of Pinegate Circle, faces two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of second-degree kidnapping in connection with the April 17 crimes.

The first robbery happened at the Kangaroo convenience store at 2229 N.C. Highway 54 at around 3:50 a.m. The second happened around 6 a.m. at Cruizer's at 3578 Hillsborough Road.

Borokinni was in the Orange County jail when he was charged, Durham police said.